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My Household Planner Revealed (& a Few Free Downloads)

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What do you put inside a household planner to help you manage the day to day without going crazy? Here are the planning pages that make a great household notebook. My notebook, or household planner, is like my brain on paper. I have tried different systems over the years and even gone digital with some […]

Organizing Homeschool Books

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Get your home school ready for fall by organizing homeschool books now. Avoid overbuying or falling behind by knowing where everything is. Every once in awhile, I’ll buy a book that I already own. Usually it’s a book that I’ve been meaning to read and haven’t gotten to and yes, every once in awhile it’s a school book. […]

Activity Bags for Family Fun

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Now’s the season for getting out and about. The weather is warming up. Spring fever has hit. And the outdoors beckons you to load up the family and head out for adventure.

But, do you ever find yourself…

at the beach or other fun locale, and the weather turns cold, and tshirts and shorts just won’t cut it?
on a family field trip at a location where budget-friendly meals are a foreign concept?
at the park for an impromptu outing and find that you have no balls or toys in the car?
on a road trip without sufficient activities for the kids to amuse themselves with?
on your way to a faraway special event only to find out that someone made it into the car without any shoes?

5 Ways to Keep Your House Under Control This Summer

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Keep your house under control this summer with these five easy steps. Your family will eat well and feel good. This post is sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. As summer rolls around, it’s pretty tempting to throw caution to the wind. I’d much rather play all day, read books, and […]

Be Prepared for Car Sickness

Be Prepared for Car Sickness Life as Mom

You never know when your child might feel queasy on the road, so pack a box of supplies for cleaning up so you’re prepared for car sickness. Summer vacations are just around the corner. And with vacation comes the summer road trip. While your destination and your luggage are important things to plan for, so is […]

Organize the Laundry Space

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This month I took time to organize the laundry space. It makes it so much easier and more efficient to do laundry now that it’s shipshape. Taking the time to organize the laundry space almost always proves to be worth the investment. Not only do I create a pretty work place, but I also find […]

Streamline Your Life & Simplify

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Want to make things easier on yourself? Looking to simplify? Check out these tricks for streamlining your life. This post contains one or more affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Life can be crazy […]

What is Home Management? And How Can I Get Better at It?

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Good home management involves organizing the stuff of family life in a way that suits your family’s needs and personalities in the season that you’re in. Here are some tried and true ways to approach home management. If you’re a mom, you know that there are lots of aspects of life that will thrive under […]