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​How To Help Your Teen Develop Positive Coping Methods

The average teen is dealing with a lot in life and often more than we parents had to struggle with when we were their age. There are situations like bullying and the emotional trauma that can come from it. Body image issues are even more pronounced, thanks to social media and the near-constant, unrealistic views

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6 DIY Eucalyptus Wreaths For The Holidays

Who doesn’t love a little greenery when it comes to your holiday decor? This year, up your design game by whipping up a fresh wreath to welcome family and friends. These DIY eucalyptus wreaths are beautiful, simple and pack a lot of detail. Source: MaisonDePax 1. Faux Silver Drop Eucalyptus Wreath This bright and lush

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10 Excellent Eggnog Desserts for this Christmas

Now that Halloween is over we can officially talk about the holidays without feeling guilty. The decorations, music and food are what makes them so special, and we can’t get enough here at Life As Mama. In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, here is an eggcelent (see what we did there?) roundup of delicious

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9 Christmas Tablescapes To Wow Your Guests This Holiday

While definitely not the center of your holiday decor (hello Christmas tree!), your dining table often plays an important role during the holidays. Family and friends gather to celebrate the joys of the season, and many people love creating a beautiful tablescape to embrace the holidays. Whether you love minimal or want to go all

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5 Of The Best Water Bottles For Active Moms

This is a post for all you mamas out there, who have a hard time drinking water. Whether you find it disgusting, are never thirsty or just run around so much you plow through your stash, having a water bottle on hand is key! If you become dehydrated, you get exhausted, cranky and it can

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5 Farmhouse Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Farmhouse decor is alive and well, and Thanksgiving is the perfect time to flaunt your farm feels! The neutral colors, natural textures and harvest themes perfectly mesh with the holiday that is all about harvest and spending time with loved ones. Whether you’re a seasoned rustic and vintage lover, or just dipping your toes into

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How To Throw An Awesome Baby Shower-On A Budget!

Every soon-to-be mama deserves to feel special at her baby shower. While happiness isn’t something you can buy, a celebratory event like a shower allows family and friends to share in the joy for a few short hours with mom. Even if you don’t have the budget of a celebrity, you can still have a gorgeous shower that’s

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The Best 2019 Planners For Moms

While it’s not quite the end of the year, busy moms everywhere know there’s no time like the present to get your schedule in order for the new year. Sure, there are tons of digital ways to keep the family organized, but there are plenty of parents who thrive using pen and paper and that’s

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The 5 Best Pinterest Boards For Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos is quickly approaching! The Mexican holiday is a multi-day holiday that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate or participate in this year’s holiday that runs from October 31 to

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The Top 5 Pinterest Boards To Follow For Major Halloween Inspo

If you’re just now getting around to embracing Halloween, don’t worry––we’re there, too. But it’s not too late to get in the creepy, crawly spirit! If you need help with decor, food and costumes, check out our roundup of the top Halloween Pinterest boards that are guaranteed to help you get your spook on. 1.

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12 Festive Ideas For Your Thanksgiving Manicure

One of my favorite things to do before each holiday is to have my nails done so they look festive for the season. I think it’s fun to coordinate with the holiday. With Thanksgiving coming very quickly, it’s time to start thinking about how you want to have your nails done. There are so many

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10 Fun Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Thanksgiving is already THIS month! Can you believe how quickly the time flies towards the end of the year? Now that Halloween is behind us, it’s time to start focusing on another amazing holiday, Thanksgiving. Not only is it the official start to the holiday season, but Thanksgiving is an amazing way to start teaching

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7 Gorgeous Baby Milestone Blankets We Found On Etsy

There’s so much to do when it comes to welcoming a new baby into the world, especially when it comes to documenting how fast they grow! In addition to just taking tons of photos, a sweet way to mark all those moments is with baby milestone blankets. Basically, they are pre-made blankets with a pretty

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12 Creative DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

Whether your Thanksgiving feast is a formal affair or as casual as they come, getting your dining table ready is one of the most exciting things about preparing for the holiday. Your centerpiece, place mats, even down to the cutlery you decide to use all contribute greatly to your Thanksgiving table. No matter the vibe

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110+ Free Printable Lunch Box Notes To Share The Love

The school year has just started so it’s not too late to start the tradition of sending notes every day in your kiddos lunch. Whether you have young children who still struggle with a long day away, or you have independent kids, it’s always a sweet sentiment to send messages of love! We’ve rounded up

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7 Easy Butternut Squash Recipes To Get You In The Fall Mood

If you’re not a super creative chef, whipping up a winter vegetable like butternut squash can be daunting. Where do you start? As it turns out, it’s not as hard as you think! Enjoying seasonal vegetables is one of the best things about autumn, and that’s why we’ve rounded up some easy butternut squash recipes

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8 Quick & Simple Thanksgiving Teacher Gifts

It’s Thanksgiving- the season we all settle in to reflect on our blessings. And while Thanksgiving isn’t necessarily all about the gifts like Christmas, it’s still a time we like to shower others with kind words an often small tokens of our appreciation. This usually includes our kid’s teachers, who put so much time, effort

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Things That Make You Go Boo! 7 Halloween Bark Recipes

It’s October! That means it’s time to start whipping up some of your favorite treats in spooky shapes and bright colors. We absolutely love bark recipes at Life As Mama, and that’s why we’ve dedicated this post to finding the best Halloween bark recipes on Pinterest. Check out our list, then make one of your

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13 Crime Podcasts For Moms Who Love Thrillers

I have a confession: I love crime shows. I enjoy procedural detective shows, true crime novels and movies, and more recently, sitting down and tuning into some deep and dark crime podcasts. Even more interesting? I find that most moms I talk to feel the same way! You can subscribe to these podcasts however you

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9 Frightfully Easy Halloween Cookies

Looking for some spooky cookies that just scream “Halloween?” Well mamas, we’ve got some super fun and easy Halloween cookies that are just what you’re looking for. From bats, to witches and everything in between, take a look at our roundup of festive treats to sink your teeth into. Source: BettyCrocker.com 1. Witches Hats What’s

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15 Spooktacular Halloween Crafts For Kids

Some of the best activities for kids to do are crafts. Not only are they entertained while making something, but they get to keep the finished result and show it off to all their friends and family. It helps develop fine motor skills, enhances their imagination, and, of course, lets them have some fun. With Halloween fast

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10 Festive Christmas Teacher Gifts For $5 And Under

The holidays are approaching and hopefully you are thinking about it with excitement instead of dread. When you’re making your list and checking it twice, make sure you don’t forget about all the teachers in your life! We’ve got a super affordable list of the best Christmas teacher gifts that are all $5 and under!

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​​How You Can Help Your Teens Stand Up Against Bullying

With the National Bullying Prevention month coming up in October, it’s a good time for parents to empower their children to identify bullying and know what to do if it happens to them or if they see someone getting bullied. Help Your Teen Identify What Is Bullying Most of us parents don’t want to think

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8 Inexpensive Ways To Upgrade Your Bathroom

Making seemingly big changes to your home, especially your bathrooms, doesn’t always seem like a plausible option when you are on a tight budget, but here are a few fun and inexpensive ways to upgrade your bathroom without spending a ton of money. They will completely transform the look and feel and you’ll be wishing you

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5 Simple Tips to Taking Care of Your Child’s Eyes

If there’s one thing you only get one of in life, it’s a pair of healthy eyes! Looking after your children’s eyes is very important, particularly when they are so vulnerable and prone to injuries, and helping and teaching your children to take care of their eyes is key. If your children’s eye health is maintained well

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10 - The Life of Leigh

The Life of Leigh is where I share my true to life experiences. The good and the bad. Leigh is my middle name and only my close family and friends call me some version of Leigh. So, this blog is the real me. I am transparent and share my thoughts on being a wife, mom, employee and a woman in hopes that other women can relate and realize they are not alone

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12 Sheet Pan Meals For Easy Weeknight Dinners

Much like slow cookers and cast iron skillets, sheet pans are great for creating meals that taste great and are completely finished in no time. If your family is anything like mine, you probably only use sheet pans to bake cookies and pre-made garlic bread. Unsurprisingly, they’re great for way more things than that. Things like

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6 Easy Ways To Throw An Art Party

If you have a budding artist on your hands, you may be considering an arty party for your next birthday celebration. Artistic parties like these involves tons of color, creative play and artistic expressions–basically a party to remember! We’ve got tons of easy ways to throw an art party that your little Picasso is going

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Candy Corn Decor Ideas For This Halloween

Candy Corn is probably one of the most iconic types of candy ever made and sold in the United States. It’s triangular shape and classic colors of white, orange and yellow that mimic the appearance of actual kernels of corn are regular staples during the Halloween season. And it’s estimated that over 20 MILLION pounds

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10 Creative Ways to Make Moving With Kids Easier

Moving is tough on your nerves and your budget, but the process becomes more complicated when you add kids into the mix. Your children may grieve for the memories of the old house and neighborhood and may not know how to handle relocation. Don’t let your kids feel left out. Make moving with kids a fun

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