Category: getting organized

Back-to-school means slowcooker meals

Back-to-school means slowcooker meals

…at least around my house. Back to school means planning out dinners and lunches at least a few days (or a week) in advance. And often at least a couple are things that can be left all day in a slow cooker or prepared during nap time and then popped in the oven . My...

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The Essential Layette

Liz recently became an Aunt, and I am about to become one. We were both asked by our sisters, to help figure out what a new baby really needs and how to sort through all the options and decide what should go on a registry. We love our lists, so we thought we’d share what...

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Traveling with Kids: the 13 things you should never leave home without

After a little international travel over the long weekend with my 7 year-old, I was reminded that traveling with kids is fun, rewarding, and, with a little preparation, can be easy. But being unprepared can make everyone miserable, especially when it comes to airports, delays, and border crossings. With summer vacations on the horizon, many...

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This week is special

It happened  sometime this week when without me realizing it,  my children decided to put food pickiness aside. It feels like a major achievement – every dinner this week was not just tolerated but dare I say enjoyed by the whole family. Admittedly it was a short week, maybe its a fluke. I’m taking credit,...

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