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5 simple organizational tools for busy parents

(Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.) The kids are back in school. You have worked hard to get your routines in place, but somehow a pile of papers is starting to grow on your counter.  How do YOU keep everything organized now that school is in full swing? Whether you need to organized school supplies or the big pile of papers coming home with your kindergarten, I have done it all wit[...]

School time: 3 strategies to empower children to take ownership of their learning

It’s back to school time. Stores are full of parents are who torn between enthusiasm and exhaustion. Walking around with school lists on their screens, they are the ones trying to herd children lulled to colorful “must haves” not on the list. With energy poured into preparing for school to start, we often miss creating the environment to help our children succeed for the new school year. Most of us usually plan to continue the routines we had the year before. Sometimes that works, until it doesn’t.[...]