Fun Ways to Get Organized as a Family

“Organization” doesn’t have to be drudgery! In fact, being organized is a wonderful way to enjoy family time more. Life as MOM writer, Prerna shares some ideas to involve the whole family in your organizing efforts. photo source Getting and staying organized is one of my major goals this year. Honestly, I’ve always thought of […]

Why Gift Giving Can Be Good for Kids

Giving and receiving gifts can be important life lessons for children. Life as MOM contributor Prerna explains how. It’s the holiday season and there’s a lot of shopping happening. However, I hear a lot these days about teaching kids to be frugal by restricting the number of gifts they get or by cutting out gifts […]

Laundry Tips for the Potty Training Family

The following is written by LifeasMOM contributing writer, Prerna: We are in full potty-training mode at our household. Our daughter has moved to toddler underwear and while we are thrilled about her ditching the diapers, the switch has meant an additional load of laundry to deal with accidental messes and smells. In true mama spirit, I’d love […]

Get Organized to Welcome Unexpected Guests

The following post is from LifeasMOM contributor, Prerna: We’ve all had those moments. Doorbell rings, we open the door, only to be faced with a totally unexpected guest or guests, yelling, “Surprise!” And while you stand there with the goofy smile, your thoughts race to the living room that is a disaster, the bathroom that’s been […]

Why Dishwashing by Hand Can be a Fun Choice

The following is a post from LifeasMOM contributor, Prerna: Washing the dishes by hand has been my favorite part of housekeeping. When I got married, my mother-in-law thought I was crazy sicne each night I would happily and enthusiastically jump at the chance of doing the dishes. Yes, that’s how much I love playing with […]

A Busy Mom Cleaning Kit for the Home and the Soul

A post from LifeasMOM Contributor, Prerna Malik photo source: D Sharon Pruitt I love to clean. Really. Okay, maybe I’m not a big fan of dusting but boy, we do get a lot of dust in this part of the world. But, do you know why I enjoy cleaning so much? I try to make […]

Creative Ideas for Household Notebooks

Today’s the day to share your household notebook! Remember earlier in the month when I shared some ideas for making your household notebook work for you? I also challenged you to put yours together, if you hadn’t already, and enter it in today’s little carnival. But first, here’s one way that a fellow mom has […]