Category Archive for 'Tips'

Today I’m thrilled to have Leah Ingram, author of “Toss, Keep, Sell!” as a guest blogger. Leah, one of my cyber-writer-friends, saw my post on timers a couple weeks ago and knew right away that this excerpt from her book would be perfect for my blog. Congratulations to Leah on her new project! Your Timer […]

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Why I love timers

We have roughly five timers strewn around the house. The kids and I use them constantly. When one of the kids asks if he or she can play on the computer, I automatically respond, “Yes, but set the timer for 30 minutes.” At the best of times, I get so wrapped up in my own […]

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Back to school with twins

Twins are so fascinating. Sometimes I can hardly believe how much mine love and cherish each other. Their relationship is unlike anything I ever had with my sisters, though basically they are just sisters who were born on the same day. It’s got its own rules, its own dance, its own nuances. I think the […]

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I received an email from BabyCenter today entitled, “9 ways to make your child feel special.” I immediately deleted it and decided to write my own. It will be interesting to see what I come up with compared to what they listed. ♥  Spend 10 minutes per evening with one child sitting on the couch, […]

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None of us have a ton of time to spend with our kids, nor should we, but we want the time we do spend with them to be meaningful. Here are some quick and painless ways to nab a little extra bonding. 1.  Spend those extra minutes in the car chatting about anything that comes […]

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