3 Life Skills Every Child Should Be Taught

Our kids are learning and getting skilled at so much in school these days. I’m surprised sometimes at what they learn at their age! But there are three areas of life I’m sure we can all agree we wish we had learned in school—cleaning, cooking, and budgeting.  These...

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Fun, Healthy Sport Snacks for Kids

As moms, it’s our responsibility to instill healthy habits in our children. This includes getting physically active. A popular option is to get our kids playing sports. Now when playing, sometimes you’re going to have to be prepared for little scrapes and minor...

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Appropriate Sports by Age

Parents instinctively know that sports are good for kids. It’s obvious the exercise, social interactions and discipline taught will all benefit our kids. Our children observed lots of different sports and determined which sports they were most interested in. As I...

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Life with Kids in Sports

Before having kids, I’d always heard of people talking about soccer moms—those harried suburban women with a mini-van full of kids having to run back and forth transporting them from practices to games. I wasn’t sure that would ever by me. But now, after having kids...

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Kids Sporting Events – Be Prepared

Whether you’re a soccer mom, a football dad, or a volleyball grandparent, you know how important it is to show up for your kids’ games and sporting events. And if you’ve gone to one of these sporting events, you know that amenities can be sparse. (And don’t even get...

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Promote Confidence in Your Kids

If you ask any parent what they want for their kids, odds are the answer will be for them to be happy and successful in life. One of the key components to happiness and success is confidence. When your child is confident, they'll be able to go out and conquer the...

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PreparaMom Founder Marian


Mom of 2, Firefighter wife, RN turned Mompreneur. I have a very simple goal. To raise safe, self-reliant, confident, and well-balanced kids.

I love systems and routines to help me achieve this and I hope the tools and resources you find here will help you be more prepared and empowered to do the same.

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