Helping Kids Set Goals and Reach Them

If we teach our kids to set goals and help them accomplish them now, we give them a huge head start on life.

Start an Exercise Regimen {Day 11 to a Renewed You}

Exercise will do a body good. And your soul and mind, too.

Foods that Comfort Kids After Orthodontia

Any kid subject to orthodontia work is going to struggle with pain as well as hunger. Here’s our list of foods to comfort kids after a trip to the ortho.

In Search of the Perfect Picture

Are you searching for perfection in your holiday family photos? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares her recent quest to create the perfect Christmas card photo that will convince you that it is possible. I operate by lists. I thrive on building expectations. I love a good plan. Knowing that, you might find it hilarious that I […]

How You Can Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

Cold and flu season is coming! JessieLeigh has some best practices  to help you and yours to keep healthy during this fall and winter. No one likes to be sick. Well, okay, maybe there are a few children out there who would take the illness just to get to stay home and watch limitless TV […]

Packing Suitcases with the Ziploc System

Packing clothes for family travel can make a mom’s head spin. Life as MOM contributor Deanna has a great packing system to help make your family’s travel wardrobe more organized and streamlined. Disclosure: This post is not sponsored by Ziploc in any way. 🙂 In the past I haven’t always had good success with traveling […]

Are You Ready for An Emergency?

One way to observe 9-11 is to spend a few minutes getting your family better prepared for an emergency. September 11 will be forever etched in our hearts and minds as a day when the world as we knew it changed. Friends and family were lost to us forever. So was the idea that our […]

5 Fun Activities for Toddlers

Make play and learning a dynamic duo. Try out one of these mom-friendly activities with your toddler and make some great memories. The toddler years can be so much fun! Oh my! There’s so much to do and explore. And even a cardboard box or a roll of tape can provide hours of entertainment. Truly. […]