Life as Mom

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Amazing Faith Mom

review God's Big Plans for Me bible
I love teaching my kids the stories from the bible!  Luckily these days it is really easy to do with the help of some great children's books like God's Big Plans for Me Storybook Bible by Rick Warren!  Your kids will love learning about the…
the star movie review
My family loves going to the movie together, especially animated movies, so we are so excited about 'The Star set to premier on 11/17/17 from Sony Picture Animation.  'The Star' is the perfect movie to bring the holiday season in and you won't…
kids bible story book review
We read our devotionals and/or Bible every night to the kids at bedtime.  I am proud to say if we don't they remind me!  One of the reasons they love this time we spend together is because there are so many great reads out there for kids full…

Working Mom

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best boss in the world
By Lauren Smith Brody CELEBRATE BOSS MOMS THIS NATIONAL BOSS’S DAY Did you know that today (October 16) is National Boss’s Day? Here’s my take: The bosses who should be celebrated with the most cupcakes and flowers today are Boss Moms—working…
review trials of the working parent
Working Moms everywhere need this book!  Mom Always Knows received a free copy of Trials of the Working Parent for review but all opinions are 100% our own. Trials of the Working Parent is where it's at for the Working Moms out there today!…

Activities & Crafts for Kids

make apple Turkeys
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you are like me, you are ready to eat and have some much needed downtime to reflect on all the things you are thankful for!  Speaking of eating, there will be no shortage of carbs and sweets at…
projects with leaves
You know the time of year!  The leaves are falling from the trees and the temperature has started to cool down!  Yes, even in Texas this happens, although it is still rather warm here for November (but hey, I am not complaining.)  Nothing…
family game night ideas
This is a sponsored post by Spinmaster.  We did receive a complimentary Hedbanz game but all opinions are 100% our own. We have family game night on Friday nights!  My kids have come to look forward to this tradition as the busy week is wrapping…

Mom Hacks

car seat checker
This is a sponsored post by Cars.com Let's talk about the very important car seats today!  Remember you can't leave the hospital with that precious little bundle of joy without a safe and correctly installed car seat plus your kids will be…
best diaper coupons
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catch your kids being good
I have two beautiful, smart and full of life little girls!  They are always testing the waters and pushing the limits when it comes to the rules and doing things they know can get them in trouble.  Don't get me wrong, they are very good…

Product Reviews & Giveaways

tips to make most of your time
As we move in to fall and with daylight savings time upon us, I have been doing a lot of thinking about minutes.  Ever feel like the minutes just pass you by?  They do!  One thing we can always count on is time will just keep on ticking....if…
best wood watch
My husband is the bread winner in our family and works the 9 to 5 grind every day!  He works for a big corporation and mingles often with the board of directors and other high ups!  He needs to look the part from head to toe so I was more…
sad after losing a baby
I have had someone very close to me lose a baby not once but twice.  It was one of the hardest things she has ever had to go through and I can not imagine what she must of felt during those times.  Close to one in four American women will…

Amazing Mom Interviews

sunshine blogger award
We have an exciting announcement at MAK! We are so excited about being nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award, given to those who inspire and bring sunshine into the lives of their readers and fellow bloggers.  Bloggers work behind the…
momjo interview
So we have all heard of finding your mojo and losing your mojo but have you heard about Momjo? What in the world is that, you ask? It's simply Liat and Carolina!!  They are Vloggers!  What in the world is a Vlogger, you ask? : )   It's…
momma chef interview
Have you guys heard of The Momma Chef yet? If you haven't, it is only a matter of time!  With over 25k followers on her blog, she is doing something right!  Who doesn't love Lamb Chops that take 4 minutes to prep and 6 minutes to cook?…

Recipes

make apple Turkeys
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you are like me, you are ready to eat and have some much needed downtime to reflect on all the things you are thankful for!  Speaking of eating, there will be no shortage of carbs and sweets at…
ozeri food scale
We love the holidays in my household and start preparing for them early!  With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast approaching and menus being discussed all across the land, one thing I know is a  good digital kitchen scale is invaluable.  They…
betty crocker recipes
We all grew up loving good ole Betty!  I can just smell those homemade cookies now!  Don't pass this one up!  What will you do with $250 per year in coupon savings?  Coupons, Recipes and Samples from Betty Crocker, Tablespoon and Pillsbury! Betty…

Fashion & Beauty

best wood watch
My husband is the bread winner in our family and works the 9 to 5 grind every day!  He works for a big corporation and mingles often with the board of directors and other high ups!  He needs to look the part from head to toe so I was more…
leather handbag review
Top Tier Style Leather Handbag Review We live life on the go and are always in need of quality handbags to carry back and forth for me and the kids!  Top Tier Style contacted us to review these cute handbags and Mom Always Knows did receive…
how to raise kind kids
Parenting is hard! And every day I wonder what mistakes I am making along the way.  Parenting is filled with a constant shadow of doubt and there is a lot of pressure to raise the perfect child.  And lets chat for a minute about that… Who…

Wellness

tips to make most of your time
As we move in to fall and with daylight savings time upon us, I have been doing a lot of thinking about minutes.  Ever feel like the minutes just pass you by?  They do!  One thing we can always count on is time will just keep on ticking....if…
moms with als
  It could all change tomorrow I often write and read about the hardships of being a mom.  We (this applies to stay at home and working moms both) are constantly complaining or venting about all the things we have to do.  Bath time,…
sad after losing a baby
I have had someone very close to me lose a baby not once but twice.  It was one of the hardest things she has ever had to go through and I can not imagine what she must of felt during those times.  Close to one in four American women will…

Quiz Time

skin type quiz
There is lots of talk these days about mom self care and mom wellness!  Our next few quizzes will be about Mom and these very topics so stay tuned! The first quiz is about our oh so important skin and what type of skin we have! What type…
mom blogger quiz
I am sure you are wondering! : ) What type of Mom blogger are you? Take this fun quiz to see!  Please share your results and let us know!  Mine was "inspirational force!"  I knew I was a force to be reckoned with!  Watch out world! : ) Blessings! Love…
what's my parenting style
Every mom has a different way of mommying.  I have seen it all.   Want a good laugh?  Head over and read To All the Hardworking Mamas and you will hear about all kind of Mamas you probably didn't know existed...but back to the quiz... Where…

Amazing Travels

great wolf lodge paw pass
We love staycations in my family and are always looking for great locations to visit that are not far from home.  Great Wolf Lodge is a quick drive for us and has become a spot that my daughters like to celebrate their birthday's and my husband…
best places to stay in aspen
Looking for an awesome kid-friendly destination location for the family this fall or Winter that won't break the bank?  Check out Aspen Square in Aspen! Aspen Square's warmly welcoming personality, ideal location across from the base…
best pumpkin patch in dfw
2017 Mom Pick Best Pumpkin Patch Fall is one of my favorite seasons!  The weather cools down, Starbucks brings back all their yummy fall drinks and Friday night lights are in full swing!  My most favorite reason for the season is getting…

For the Home

transform a wall with no paint
My girls and I love to change and decorate but lead very busy lives!  Sometimes we don't have time for all the projects that I have on my do to list and my husband (bless his heart) gets sick of his honey do's! Ha!  I have visions of grander…
easy table top rehab
We had a big hail storm (think softball size hail) where I live about a year ago and it broke the glass out on my wicker patio table.  It has just been sitting around collecting dust for the last year because I am too cheap to throw it out. …
Wayfair deal of the day
Hey Mom,  Are you like me and when you want or need a new piece of furniture you can't stand to go to the furniture store to get it because it's just too dang expensive!  Retail furniture has like a 100% or more mark up and that is no joke!…

Money Savings Tips

kohls black friday 2017
Kohl's Black Friday Deals!  Enjoy! Many of these deals will be available on Kohls.com starting at 1:01 AM EST on Monday, November 20th, and in most stores starting at 5PM on Thursday, November 23rd – Thanksgiving Day! Even better- November…
black friday deals target
Thanksgiving is 11/23/2017 and coming fast! Every year before Thanksgiving Target releases a Toy Book and Black Friday Ad scan.     BestBlackFriday.com provided us with both so we can give you a sneak peek of all the great deals that are…
best diaper coupons
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Fur Friends

icelandic lamb horn
This post is sponsored by Icelandic+™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share information about Icelandic+™ and their all-natural dog chews and treats, but Mom Always Knows only shares information…