More Than Resolutions: More Crafts and Activities

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! The start of a New Year is a great time to evaluate your goals and priorities as parents, and a fairly common resolution is to take the time to do more crafts, play more games and just spend quality, focused time with…

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More Than Resolutions: Read More

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Reading is a great way to relax and unwind while sharpening our minds and challenging our perspectives, and it's worth making it a priority in our lives. When I was in high school and college, I never could have imagined that I'd…

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More Than Resolutions: Improve Your Marriage

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Whether your marriage is struggling, surviving or thriving, there's always room for improvement. It's interesting that this is not actually a very popular resolution. Too many marriages stay stuck in a "good enough" rut without realizing that marriage can become more beautiful…

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More Than Resolutions: Create a Budget

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! When it comes to the most popular New Year's resolutions, there's probably a tie between those related to health and those related to finances. Obviously both of those categories have a huge impact on every area of your life, so it's no…

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Teaching Children to Fight Clutter

Yesterday I had the privilege of guest posting over at Unclutterer with some tips for teaching children to fight clutter from an early age. There's already been some great discussion in the comments, and I'd love if you'd pop over and add your thoughts! Last night, I thought of another one that I'd add to…

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Question of the Day: Favorite Parts of Fall

We spent the past two weeks talking about Christmas and the importance of making plans early so that you can enjoy the season without the stress, but it's also important to find a balance between planning for the future and enjoying the moment! Fall is by far my favorite season (although I always seem to…

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Quick Tip: Pack a Nursing Basket

As a side note, I call this my nursing basket, but this post is not meant to exclude bottle-feeding families. I don't really know whether having a basket like this would be helpful for moms who formula feed because I don't think it takes nearly as long or requires as many supplies as nursing does…

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Homeschooling Your Way: One Day at a Time

I wanted to finish up this week by sharing a little bit about how I do things. I don't know about you, but I've loved reading about other people's experiences and drawing on their ideas for our homeschooling as well! Where in your home do you homeschool? Do you have different areas for read-alouds, workbooks…

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Homeschooling Your Way: Adjusting As You Go

This week we’re talking about organization for homeschoolers. One of the benefits of homeschooling is the flexibility it affords families to tailor school to fit their lifestyle. Because I’m just starting out on this journey, I’ve asked several people to share their experiences and systems with us. And of course we’d love to hear from…

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