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Do You See Life from Their Perspective?

Do You See Life from Their Perspective?

Life is hard. For adults and for kids. There is more than one way to see something. Do you see life from their perspective? This post was originally published on May 20, 2009. Recently, I found my 4 year old son and my 2 year old daughter holding a photo shoot. With my camera. With…

Books I Read in 2020

Books I Read in 2020

I’ve always been a reader, but over the years my reading habit has ebbed and flowed. Surely, there were days (months? years?) when reading came in snatches or late at night when I sacrificed sleep for a few moments alone and lost in a book. Other seasons have offered more time for intentional reading. One…

How to Get in the Kitchen with Kids

How to Get in the Kitchen with Kids

Time spent at home can be time spent in the kitchen — with kids! This guide will help you manage it without feeling overwhelmed. Want to spend some quality time with your kids? Need to get food prepped and ready? Why not combine the two? It’s true that cooking with kids can take a bit…

6 Ways to Save on Christmas Gifts

6 Ways to Save on Christmas Gifts

The holiday frenzy of shopping can be confusing and lead to overspending. Consider these ways to save on Christmas gifts. Do you ever look at all the deals rolling through your social media feed and tighten your grip on my pocketbook? As the holiday season continues, so do the invitations to buy more, spend more,…

Ready to Revive Yourself in the New Year?

Ready to Revive Yourself in the New Year?

Do you — or your organizational systems — need to be revived? The new year offers a fresh start and time to regroup your thoughts and dreams — and revive yourself. We’re a few weeks away from the new year. While the woes of 2020 aren’t going to magically disappear at the stroke of midnight…

Where Should We Go in 2021?

Where Should We Go in 2021?

Thanks for reading at Life as Mom. It’s been a bit quiet around here this year, but we’re looking to reboot in 2021. But first, I want to get your input. Would you take just five minutes to complete this survey? Thank you so much! Loading…

Chocolate Box of Money to Give

Chocolate Box of Money to Give

A Chocolate Box of Money! Follow this easy tutorial for giving a money gift creatively. Folks may criticize the giving of money as a gift, but sometimes, that truly is what folks need most.  Money to pay a bill. To unload even a little more debt. To have a little wiggle room between almost making it…