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Working In Short Bursts

One of the things that really surprised me about working from home while raising kids was how hard it was to just work. I rarely had good long stretches of time when I could focus on work, and even when … Continue reading

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Dads: Volunteer At School This Year!

Women do a lot of unpaid labor, whether it’s childcare, housework, cooking, or coordinating.  There’s another kind of unpaid labor that women do that we forget about.  Moms are significantly more likely to volunteer at school than dads. Every year my … Continue reading

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More Bedtime Routine Clipart

Some great ideas here from my customers for additions to the Bedtime Routine activity. I especially like the reminder to empty pockets! Click here to see all of the bedtime routine clipart.

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Shared Family Packing List

I’ve already written about how a shared email address, a shared to do list, and a shared calendar can help moms share the work more evenly at home. A shared packing list is another great way to share the load! … Continue reading

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More Chores Clipart

I love seeing what additional clipart my customers ask for – it gives me lots of good ideas for chores to give my kids! See the whole collection here: https://thetripclip.com/tc/Main/Activities/index.php?activityID=36

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Dad Cooks 1 Weeknight/Week

Here is something simple your family can do to help share the load more evenly (if you’re not already!) Have Dad be in charge of dinner one weeknight each week – and I mean all the way in charge.  He … Continue reading

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Working Moms and Summer Break

For working moms, summer break can cause a kind of panic you may not have experienced before. If your child was in daycare before kindergarten, that first summer after kindergarten can be a bit of a shock when it first … Continue reading

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