Email: transform this tool from stressful to useful

Photo by Lars Kristian Flem Ah, email – a portal to the outside world for any stay-at-home parent. It’s such a helpful tool for communicating with friends and family near and far, for taking care of some household tasks with less transportation, and even providing endless opportunities for working from home. But there’s a fine (read more…)

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Ready for a handmade holiday season?

Photo by Jessica Jones Sewing For Christmas On November 4, Simple Mom is showcasing the sewing submissions for Holidays by Hand, a six-part festival promoting your crafted talent celebrating the holidays.  If you’d like to be linked here, please submit me your stuff! It can be anything related to sewing for the holidays – whether (read more…)

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Q&A Tuesday: Where do you want to go?

I suppose I still have some jet lag lingering to be thinking of this question today.  The older I get, the less I want to travel, at least until our kids are older.  C’est la vie. My husband and I met while we were separately living overseas as expats, and though we often bemoan the (read more…)

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A crazy past few weeks, with exciting things in store

Photo by Angus Woodman It’s good to be back. While I haven’t published any of my own writing in a few weeks (except for the 12 Weeks to Christmas projects), I’ve been busy. And Simple Mom has been on my mind. There’s a lot in store during November on this little blog – not only (read more…)

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Serve your community as a family this Christmas

Photo by Sue Christmas is a great time to serve your community, your loved ones, and those less fortunate worldwide. It’s vital to teach your children about the condition of most people in the world, and it especially hits home when those in their own community live with less. But you know what I’ve found? (read more…)

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