Taking Care of You at the Holidays: 5 Simple Steps

Are you taking care of YOU this holiday season? It’s important to your family that you enjoy this season while you’re trying to make it special for them. I don’t know about you, but I can feel it already. That tug of war that happens each fall as the holidays approach. There are SO MANY […]

How to Get Your Pretty On in 5 Easy Steps

Ready to get your pretty on? You don’t need a lot of money or a supermodel figure. You just need to put in a little effort and do a little homework. When I first started writing about this little frump-fighting journey I’m on, I wasn’t sure how you all would respond. Turns out, I struck a […]

Understanding Me Time & Taking Care of Myself

New moms (and experienced moms, too) are often encouraged to make room for “me time,” something that can often be misunderstood. It’s not selfish, but its purpose is really important. You need to take care of yourself so you can better take care of others. Yesterday I took my youngest daughter with me to my […]

Plan for Self-Care

As you organize and plan and strategize about all the things in this life as mom, be sure that you’re making a plan for self-care. You know, taking care of YOU. Self-care, any deliberate action or practice to care for yourself physically and mentally, is vital to your life as a mom and caregiver. You […]

3 Easy Approaches to Self-Care

It’s all too easy for mothers to put their families’s well-being and emotional health above their own. Try these easy tips to help you make self-care happen.

How to Infuse Instant Calm into Your Busy Day

Feeling a little harried? Life as MOM contributor Prerna shares some simple tips on how to infuse some calm into your day quickly. One of the things that I would be working on in 2015 is being calmer. Honestly, calm and sitting still don’t come easy to this Type A personality. I’m constantly on the […]

How to Start the Day Relaxed

Try these tips from Life as MOM contributor Prerna to help you start your day in a calm and soothing way. There’s something about Spring that infuses me with the desire to take better care of myself. You see, like most of us mamas, I know that when I’m taken care of, everyone else is […]

Just Keep Calm

So far this holiday season I haven’t freaked out. It’s still early, of course. But, this is pretty good considering my past. I’m not sure if it’s age, experience, or fatigue, but I’m slowly learning not to string myself out too much. You see, years ago, I sent out 100+ handwritten, sometimes, even handmade, Christmas […]