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Be Prepared for Emergencies

photo source You’ve no doubt seen the devastation that has rippled its way through Japan. In other parts of the world, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, and flooding have wreaked havoc on the inhabitants there. Natural disasters are an unfortunate part of life. And springtime brings that to mind. I remember when we lived in Kansas the […]

Grocery Shopping with Young Children & Staying Sane, Part Two

– A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lauren – If you missed yesterday’s post, go check out part one of Grocery Shopping with Young Children & Staying Sane. Grocery shopping is a necessity for any family.  That means it is also a necessity for mothers to figure out how to successfully shop with children in tow. While […]

Grocery Shopping with Young Children & Staying Sane, Part One

– A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lauren – Once you become a mother, there are a few things that become more of a challenge.  I firmly believe that grocery shopping is at the top of that list! Shopping with little people is not for the faint of heart. It takes a strategy and then it takes […]

Food Allergies & What We Can Eat

A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lynn Food allergies are difficult. At times they can be very overwhelming, especially the first few weeks and months after a diagnosis. No matter what the food allergy, there is always an adjustment period. It is overwhelming to realize what you can no longer eat. It is normal to have a grieving […]

How to Balance Structure and Flexibility in Your Life as Mom

The following is a guest post written by Jamie Martin of Steady Mom and Simple Homeschool. Is it really possible to find the right balance between structure and flexibility as a mom? Many organizational books and resources lean drastically toward one extreme or the other. Either we should schedule each minute of our day to […]

Finding Contentment in the Baby Season

– A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Lauren – On November 23rd, my family was blessed to welcome our new little Anna Faye.  She is the fourth addition to our family and she has already settled in so beautifully.  It is so funny how it is hard to remember what life was like before a new […]

Be Prepared on the Road

photo source This week is all about getting good habits going. And one good habit to institute if you haven’t already is being prepared in the event of car trouble. We’ve all had those mishaps when our wheels let us down. I know we have. Oh yes, yes, we have. There was the time when […]

Taming the Toys

Photo Source Then he slithered and slunk, with a smile most unpleasant, Around the whole room, and he took every present! Pop guns! And bicycles! Roller skates! Drums! Checkerboards! Tricycles! Popcorn! And plums! And he stuffed them in bags. Then the Grinch, very nimbly, Stuffed all the bags, one by one, up the chimney! — […]