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Karate Kid Lesson

My 7-year old is a disaster…when it comes to organizing, that is. Step One was getting her to realize things don’t belong under the couch, on the couch, or in the middle of the kitchen. That’s when we introduced the Karate Kid method.

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Homework and School Project Ideas

Homework time is upon us again! Chantol Sego has some excellent ideas to keep your kids on task: a “homework board,” a “homework box,” and project planning template you can download!

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Juggling Balance

My definition of balance is more a feeling that I am doing the best I can in each area of my life at any given moment. Because honestly, when you try to get all of items on the top of this equation to equal balance, not everything is going to run smoothly.

Helping our children learn to use calendars effectively is a GIFT.

Calendars for Kids

Need some ideas to help your children get started with calendars? Here’s one mother’s experience.


How Do You Google?

We are full force back into school. Clothes, supplies, soccer season, school photos, sports photos, PTA meetings, fundraisers and events. There are a lot of things to keep track of. Here are a few of my favorite ways to stay on top of everything: Google Calendar Google let’s me set up multiple calendars and color […]

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Go Figure

As a first time mom, I had all the same worries that any other first time mom has. Will I be able to tell what my child needs and when? Will my child be healthy? Will I be comfortable nursing in public, or nursing at all? Will I ever be able to get back to […]