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20 Back to School Organizing Tips

20 Back to School Organizing Tips (Tweeted by Shara Lawrence-Weiss on August 13th, 2010) The tips below were provided by the following two businesses: Mommy Perks Organizing without Limits Tip #1: Remember that every child is different and will adjust in different ways/time frames. Don’t think you need to be “perfectly organized.” Tip #2: Establish […]

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National Family Month: 15 of my favorite family activities

“National Family Month encourages family relationships and focuses on developing healthy, confident kids.” – KidsPeace.org What defines a family? Once upon a time, the family unit was pretty easy to point out. These days, it’s not quite so easy, is it? A few years ago, family = myself and my son. Soon after, family = […]

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April 17, 2010

A photo of my daughter…in celebration of Earth Day: April 22nd, 2010

On Easter Sunday afternoon we hid eggs around our back yard. We sent the kids out to find the eggs. My daughter had grabbed one of her new whistles (bought from Kids Travel Happy) from the family Easter Basket. When we got down into the yard, she pulled the whistle out and began to blow […]

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April 16, 2010

20 Tips for Child Abuse Awareness Month

20 Tips for Child Abuse Awareness Month (Tweeted by Shara Lawrence-Weiss on Friday, April 16th, 2010) Tip #1: There are numerous forms of child abuse: neglect, sexual, mental, physical, emotional, medical (and now…Online) Tip #2: Although there are protection laws now, there are never enough safe foster home for kids…many of them are returned to […]

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National Volunteer Week: April 18th-24th

According to Points of Light Institute: The number of Americans engaged in service has increased significantly since President George H.W. Bush sparked the Points of Light movement. View this report to see the data and changes in the numbers of volunteers and different causes people have volunteered for during the past 20 years. This information […]

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April 12, 2010

Blame Someone Else Day: April 13th, 2010 (here’s my list!)

I recently found out that April 13th is the official “Blame Someone Else Day.” Thanks to Jennifer of My Time Calendars for letting us know (it’s also “Scrabble Day,” by the way). Can’t pass this one up. No way. Here is a little poem to get us going: It’s Blame Someone Else Day Can it […]

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