Category Archives: School / Education

Organize Your Kids: Daily Task Schedule

We had a job board that we used to keep track of daily little tasks that the kids were expected to do. It changed as they grew, but it centered around the daily dinnertime tasks as the kids were still … Continue reading

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Organize Your Kids: School Paper Flood

Do you struggle with managing the piles of papers that come home from school? Do you find it a challenge to sort the schoolwork from the informational memos from the items you need to take action on? Well, so did … Continue reading

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Organize Your Kids: Weekly Extras Calendar

I’m always trying new “systems” to get (and keep) my family organized or on schedule. With 4 kids, and both of us working full-time and then some, it’s really easy to get overwhelmed. Once we fall behind or miss something, … Continue reading

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Organize Your Kids: School Bulletin Board

If you’ve been reading for a while, you know that we recently moved. In a perfect world, we would have done it over the summer, but if you’ve moved in the economy of the last few years, you know that … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market – Fun For Kids

There’s something about shopping outside that turns a normally boring experience into an adventure for kids. Whether it’s a garage sale or a booth at a fair, they approach it as if they are inside an episode on the Discovery … Continue reading

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School Projects – Beyond the Coolness

OK Moms, and teachers too (if you can stand the heat!), I need to vent about some of the school projects that the kids are doing in school, especially food craft projects. Now, first let me say that my kids … Continue reading

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How To Keep Your Kids From Falling Behind This Summer

The kids’ report cards came in the mail today and they all did extremely well, although each of them did have a weak area. My littlest school age princess needs to do a little work on keeping her materials organized, … Continue reading

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