We all have a daily schedule, whether it’s written down or not. Helping your children learn to create a schedule and follow it, will give them a skill to make life a lot easier.   Family communication – In the morning, talk about what needs to be done today and what extra things are occurring…

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    Grocery shopping is my most dreaded chore.  No matter how organized I think I am, it always seems to take too much time. I have tried making a weekly list and going once a week for everything. I have tried going daily to get what I need just for each day. It just…

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technology

    Technology can take over our lives. I’m right there with the rest of the world, checking my phone or computer constantly.  Trying to find a life-balance with our technology can be difficult. Trying to monitor that balance for our kids can be even more difficult.       Make the trips around town a No…

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Laundry

Have you ever thought that laundry is a great teaching tool for you? It’s something you have to do, so why not include your kids and make it a learning experience for them. At my house, I try to do a load of laundry every day. If I can do that, it doesn’t seem quite…

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    The good and bad tend to come to light at the dinner table.  It can be tough to teach your kids how to sit at the table and use proper manners at mealtimes, but it’s well worth it.  If they learn how to sit at the table at home, they will know how…

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  If you read one new book a week, you will read 52 new books every year to your child. You will improve their vocabulary and comprehension while creating experiences through the characters in the stories and the informational books. Sounds simple enough, but who can buy 52 books every year? That’s where the public…

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