Category: Parenting

Brain Boosting: Eat a Healthy Breakfast!

Brain Boosting: Eat a Healthy Breakfast!Guest post by Susan Weiner

The beginning of the school year is exciting and hectic. Morning minutes skip by as outfits are chosen and book bags are re-checked for daily supplies. Does your child complain that they aren’t hungry in the morning or don’t have time to eat?  Breakfast must be a part of your son or daughter’s morning routine. 

The College Packing List that Goes Beyond Bed Bath & Beyond! {FREE PRINTABLE}

Summer vacation is flying by and freshman move in day is right around the corner. It’s time to get ready! There are tons of “complete college packing lists” out there, but we guarantee that you won’t see all of these items on there – even though you should. From time saving apps and music memberships, to Emergen-C and Ethernet cords, you’ll definitely want to read on and update your own packing list.

FREE WEBINAR! Mark Your Calendars!

It’s 10:00PM: Have You Done Your Homework Yet? – Tips and Tools to Overcome Homework Headaches!

 

Join us on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 8:00PM EST

(Geared to BOTH Parents and Students)

+ Do you dread the constant homework battles between you and your child every night?

+ Are you spending hours hovering, handholding and helping your child with homework?

+ Are you confused by when, where and how your child should be getting homework done?

LESLIE LIKES: Mighty Parenting Podcast

Mighty Parenting is a community that helps you raise teens and parent twenty-somethings so they can become happy, successful and emotionally healthy adults! It features a weekly podcast focused on real, raw, and relevant talk about raising teens and parenting twenty-somethings in the 2st century. Access the podcast and get more information at mightyparenting.com.

10 Ways Color Coding Can Help Organize Your Family

How to Use Color Coding

Color coding is a fun and easy way to help children get and stay organized! Clutter with kids can add up fast, and getting them to pick up is a battle. But with an easy color coding system clean up is much easier, faster and best of all, kids can do it themselves. From school supplies and notes, to gadgets and chargers, these tips will finally help everyone in the house be more organized.

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31 Days of Summer Organizing Tips {FREE PRINTABLE}

Summer break is only a few weeks away, are you ready? It can be a busy time for everyone, so we have created a free printable for you with 31 organizing tips to help you make the most of your summer!  We have you covered with tips on everything from beach and pool gear organization, to road trip essentials and even ways to enjoy time spent at home.  Use these ideas to get organized and have more time to enjoy summer time fun.

Kid-Friendly Sloppy Joes

Food for thought….

These kid-friendly sloppy joes are one of my favorite meals because they are filled with lean protein and veggies, are made in just one pan, and come together in under 15 minutes.  Plus they are delicious!  Kids love to help make and assemble them, too.  They can help chop the veggies (love this veggie chopper for kids), measure the ingredients and assemble them just how they like them. Enjoy!

10 Tips to Get Your Motivation Going

I just can’t get motivated.” Or, “It’s so hard to maintain motivation.” Sound familiar? I hear that constantly from my clients whether it is an adult trying for the umpteenth time to clean out an attic or from a student working on an English term paper. For them, it is less about disorganization or even time management and more about the desire and the will to begin or the effort to keep going. So how do we teach motivation? That’s a tricky one. Here are some strategies.