3 Baby Movies to Make You Laugh

Art imitates life, as they say. Not always accurately, but often quite comically. And watching a movie about pregnancy or newborn days can help relieve tension and bring perspective. Laughter is always good medicine. The following are three baby movies that will make you laugh. I confess, I haven’t seen them in years, so I […]

How to Have a Baby on the Cheap

Every year you hear statistics of how much it costs to raise a child. The number is staggering, but I think sometimes misleading. While some costs are non-negotiable in life, there are things we can do to cut expenses and not go into hock while we raise a family. Here are some of things couples […]

Homeschooling Through the Seasons of Life

I’m over at Simple Homeschool today talking about homeschooling through the seasons of life. From the post, With the coming of fall, we tend toward stories and learning activities about apples and pumpkins. A study of Columbus or the Pilgrims naturally fits well during this time of year. Winter, Spring, Summer, or fall, there’s no […]

Surviving the Exhaustion of the Newborn Days

– A post from LifeasMOM contributor Lauren – It is no secret: the first days and weeks home with a newborn are pretty exhausting. Whether you are a first-time mother or a many-times-over mother, the fatigue can take you by surprise. In those early days there is definitely not a routine yet, as the baby […]

Get Baby Announcements for Free!

Isn’t she lovely? That’s my baby who’s not really a baby anymore. And those are the leftovers of her baby announcements. I put them together on Kodak Gallery two years ago. I also ordered our Christmas cards from them that year. So far I’ve been really pleased with the products I’ve ordered from Kodak, including […]

What to Say to the Mom (or Dad) of a Preemie

Photo Source – A post from LifeasMOM contributor, Jessie Leigh – We’ve all been there. There are some situations where, well, it’s just so hard to know what to say. You want to be the person who strikes the right balance… who is supportive and attentive, but not cloying, appropriately serious, but not morbid. It […]

Telling Others You’re Pregnant

Sharing the news that you’re expecting a new baby can be an exciting time. When I was pregnant with my first child, we gave my father-in-law a picture frame carved sayings about grandparents. We wrapped it up and gave it to him for his birthday. He was so happy! When FishBaby FishChick2 was in utero, […]

Trusting God

To be a mom is a lifelong exercise in trusting God. There is not a milestone that passes or a major event that occurs apart from Him. And while we may fret and worry over pregnancies, illnesses, accidents, life and death, God is in control of all things. He is able to give you all […]