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Chores and children:  I have a lot to say on this subject.  In a nutshell, I think it is important for children to have chores around the house.  It helps them learn responsibility, fosters independence, and creates family  unity.  And, our children all…
Chores and children: I have a lot to say on this subject. In a nutshell, I think it is important for children to have chores around the house. It helps them learn responsibility, fosters independence, and creates family unity. And, our children all need to learn how to do the tasks that keep a home…
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I have tried my whole life to get in the habit of journaling.  I am a believer in the value of a journal for myself as well as future generations. However, I just never seem to give journaling enough priority to find the time.  That is, until I was…
I have tried my whole life to get in the habit of journaling. I am a believer in the value of a journal for myself as well as future generations. However, I just never seem to give journaling enough priority to find the time. That is, until I was introduced to the one-sentence journal. While…
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A few years ago, the ups and downs of teenage daughters prompted me to start some new valentines traditions in our home.  I wanted my children to have a fun and happy day no matter what happened at school.  You can see previous posts here and here for…
A few years ago, the ups and downs of teenage daughters prompted me to start some new valentines traditions in our home. I wanted my children to have a fun and happy day no matter what happened at school. You can see previous posts here and here for some family-oriented February activities. We always begin our Valentines Day with…
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With a house full of teens we try and make Valentines Day about more than the boy-girl crushes going on.  I see it as an opportunity to make my spouse and children feel loved (no matter what happens at school).  Here is an idea that will make any age…
With a house full of teens we try and make Valentines Day about more than the boy-girl crushes going on. I see it as an opportunity to make my spouse and children feel loved (no matter what happens at school). Here is an idea that will make any age child or adult feel loved and…
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Does winter have you feeling a little blue?  I am definitely ready to move into spring, but here in Utah we have many weeks of winter to push through.  One of my favorite things about spring is being woken up by a loud crowd of birds in the tree near our…
Does winter have you feeling a little blue? I am definitely ready to move into spring, but here in Utah we have many weeks of winter to push through. One of my favorite things about spring is being woken up by a loud crowd of birds in the tree near our bedroom window. Birds equal…
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Welcome to our guest blogger, Frank.   Frank is here to give us some de-cluttering tips and let us know about a great service called EasyDonationPickup .  Donating is always a great way to get clutter out of your house and let your items find a new home…
Welcome to our guest blogger, Frank. Frank is here to give us some de-cluttering tips and let us know about a great service called EasyDonationPickup . Donating is always a great way to get clutter out of your house and let your items find a new home where they can be useful. Check it out:…
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Inspired by the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, I have begun a slow, but sure journey to completely declutter my home in a lasting way.  You can read my book review here and beginning steps here. Life has been busy lately, but I…
Inspired by the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, I have begun a slow, but sure journey to completely declutter my home in a lasting way. You can read my book review here and beginning steps here. Life has been busy lately, but I have not forgotten nor quit working on my decluttering. Each step…
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88 percent of our children are kinesthetic  learners; meaning that they learn by doing and moving as opposed to visual (reading) or auditory (listening to a lecture).  Most teachers recognize this and create many hands-on type lessons to help children…
88 percent of our children are kinesthetic learners; meaning that they learn by doing and moving as opposed to visual (reading) or auditory (listening to a lecture). Most teachers recognize this and create many hands-on type lessons to help children succeed. However, a certain amount of school work relies on rote memorization such as spelling…
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When I was a little girl, our family had a tradition during the month of February that I still remember.  At the beginning of the month we would gather as a family and talk about the things that we liked about each other.  A good way to do this is to…
When I was a little girl, our family had a tradition during the month of February that I still remember. At the beginning of the month we would gather as a family and talk about the things that we liked about each other. A good way to do this is to write each family member's…
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This recipe is a favorite in my family because it tastes so good and fresh!  It is a favorite with me because it is so easy.  Dump everything in the crockpot in the morning and come home to dinner! Dump in the crockpot: 4 cans white beans (navy, white…
This recipe is a favorite in my family because it tastes so good and fresh! It is a favorite with me because it is so easy. Dump everything in the crockpot in the morning and come home to dinner! Dump in the crockpot: 4 cans white beans (navy, white kidney, small white or a mixture)…
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Today, as we celebrate Martin Luther King’s contributions, let me share a quote.  “I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him.” (Martin Luther King)  At…
Today, as we celebrate Martin Luther King's contributions, let me share a quote. "I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him." (Martin Luther King) At this time of year, I always seem to be motivated to…
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Here at Organized Mom we feel that storing food and other essentials for emergencies is an important priority.  We have previously talked about 72 hour kits (link here) and beginning basics of food storage (link here).  Today I would like to help you get…
Here at Organized Mom we feel that storing food and other essentials for emergencies is an important priority. We have previously talked about 72 hour kits (link here) and beginning basics of food storage (link here). Today I would like to help you get started on water. Water has been a stumbling block for me in…
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