Category Archives: My Family & The Trip Clip

Week 35: Practice Writing – Write a Book!

Week 35: Practice Writing – Write a Book! Having your kids write their own book is wonderful writing practice! When my son was 5 and waiting for his little brother’s Play Gym class to end, I stapled together a set of … Continue reading

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Print Your Own Morning Routine Magnets

Morning routine magnets are an excellent way to help get through tough mornings getting the kids out the door in time for school. At first my family used a paper checklist that we hung on the wall, but after a … Continue reading

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A Secret Message Grocery List

Keeping kids going on a trip to the grocery store can be a real challenge. In fact, this problem is what inspired me to create The Trip Clip in the first place! I found that planning ahead and working to … Continue reading

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Morning Routine: Daily, Weekly, Mobile, Magnetic, Hook & Loop

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from raising my own kids, and from 15 years of working on The Trip Clip, it’s that there is no single checklist that will work for every kid. Even if you find a good … Continue reading

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Exercise With a Side of Science

These activities helped me get my son moving during Covid remote school days, so I thought others might find them helpful too. They give you a reason to go out for a walk, and you can do a little science … Continue reading

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10 Chore Charts You Can Make With The Trip Clip

The Trip Clip has lots of different ways to make chore charts that can grow and change with your kids. Here are 10 different types of chore charts that you can make with The Trip Clip. Daily Chore Chart For … Continue reading

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A Zoom Thanksgiving w/ Scavenger Hunt

My family has made the difficult decision to not gather for Thanksgiving this year. With virus counts increasing everywhere, and elderly, at risk relatives in the mix, we’ve decided we will do our best to find ways to celebrate virtually. … Continue reading

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Family Chore Chart

Every summer I try a new chores system for our family – some with more success than others! Here is this year’s: My kids are 13 and 17 now, and I find that each year they need a new system … Continue reading

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Healthy Snack Ideas

We are trying to eat healthier at our house (who isn’t, right?) which means some of my kids’ standard snacks aren’t meeting the bar. One of my kids likes Cheez-its, goldfish, or saltines as his snack. The other likes a … Continue reading

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Exercise Tracker

I suffer from migraines – lots of them, unfortunately.  10-12 a month. I talked to my doctor about medications, and while I was researching her suggestion, I read a study that showed exercising for 40 minutes 3 times/week was as … Continue reading

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