Hello, friends! I hope your holiday preparations are going well. I've been on a surprise writing hiatus. "Surprise" because I didn't plan for it, even though it has been just what I needed. Hanukkah has begun. Not long ago, I turned in the first draft for the Parent Hacks book. It felt so good to […]
The best Thanksgiving hacks to help you plan ahead for a relaxed, nourishing holiday.
I HATE buying small, overpriced packages of anything. Because of this hack, the money I save on dog food will pay for the fancy pet food storage bin I now keep in my basement. I admit, I'm feeling pretty pleased with myself about this one. I invite you to follow me on Instagram — I […]
I love "new uses for old things" -style tips. The cheapskate declutterer in me can't resist a) reusing an item I already have and/or b) avoiding buying another "unitasker" which will eventually make its way into the giveaway pile. As I've been sifting through the archives for book research, I've discovered that we've got the makings […]
Golden’s hack helps her kids learn to better manage their time.
I associate my kids’ first week back at school with a return to routine and a predictable span of hours to work and think. Much as I’m sad to see summer fade, I think: it’s easier during the school year.
But it isn’t. At least not right away.
This could work well over a kid’s desk to stash art or homework supplies. OR as a charging station for the family’s mobile devices.
No more April anxiety! Let's get our taxes organized NOW while the work is fresh in our minds. What's your best tip for organizing your tax paperwork? Please leave your tips + links in a comment here or share on Twitter (I'm @parenthacks) or Facebook.
This post is sponsored by Goodwill. "I might need it someday." That, friends, is why decluttering is a constant challenge even though I wrote a book that celebrates decluttering. Calling it an excuse might be a bit harsh. It's a reason, and it seems like a good one. After all, I paid money for that […]
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