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How to Make Summer Chores Fun

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I don’t know about you but I’ve redesigned our chore chart more times than I can count. This summer, I’ve finally found an easy way to mix up our regular chore chart and get the kids motivated to help around the house. We’ve snuck in a few extra chores and the kids still think it’s all part of the summer fun!

If your kids want to do chores about as much as you want to clean up the trail of …

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kids in the kitchen Summer Break: 5 Tips to Keep You on Task This Summer

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It can be tough to feel like you have a solid routine during the summer when the kids are out of school and between activities. If it’s not time for summer camp…, it means the kids are at home and yearning for something to occupy those long days. While

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How to Get Your Children to Clean Their Room How to Get Your Children to Clean Their Room

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Looking for tips on how to get your children to clean their room? You’ve come to the right place. With just a few simple steps, you will be able to see your kids’ floor and walk into their rooms without stepping on LEGOS.

8 Tips on How to Get Your

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girl cleaning window Keep Your House Cleaned With the Kids Home This Summer 

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It is a well – known fact that keeping a household in an impeccable condition… can be a very challenging mission. Things are getting even more complicated when you have a full – time job, a lot of personal errands to run and kids who create clutter right after you

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Summer Learning Transitioning From a School to Summer Routine

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Routines work. This is true not only for the school year, but also for the summer. Just because your kids are home for the summer does not mean your house needs to be in a constant state of chaos. Set up a routine…. It does take a little

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having fun on a budget Saving Money: Kick Off the Summer by Saving a Few Bucks

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With gas prices back on the rise, families are going to start looking for ways to save more money as the summer kicks off. Saving money doesn’t need to be painful, you just need some fun ideas to get you started.
 

Kick Off the Summer by Saving a Few Bucks

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working mom Home Management: Work From Home Mom

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It wasn’t until I had a child of my own that I really appreciated how my mom ran a business while we were kids. She had an office just off our playroom and somehow managed to take phone calls, do paperwork, and pack orders while my siblings and I ran…

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gardening720 Gardening Tips for Beginners

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Whether you have a green thumb or not, these helpful gardening tips for beginners will get you on your way to growing a great fruit and vegetable garden this year.

Getting Started: How to Grow Vegetables From Seeds or From Plants

Starting From Seeds…

If you’d like to start from

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shredder720 Disposing of Old Paperwork With Fellowes Shredder

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It’s tax time and that means it is time to get my paperwork organized. I have bank and credit card statements to dispose of and I always like to make sure that I dispose of them properly. Every time my husband and I do our taxes…, I wonder what

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EvanLegos Make Spring Cleaning A Family Affair

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“I can’t find my sneakers!” Every third day is gym day, which means that every third day you will find us scrambling around the house trying to find that rogue sneaker.
A child’s disorganized bedroom can be a huge roadblock when it comes to getting out the door in the…

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