Later in life....This is a life changer!! Each member of the family has a mesh lingerie laundry bag, and a hook. They put their dirty socks and underwear in the bag each night. On laundry day, you wash the whole mesh zipped up bag, and give it back! No more sorting through and figuring out which socks are for which person.
This is very educational and I'm glad I read it! It's a scary world, moms this is a must read! Educate your children on "tricky people" not strangers....Tell them to find a mom with kids if they are ever lost...SO SMART! (I first heard this on Safety Kids.) Common sense stuff that isn't so common any more. Take a minute to read and think about how you will have these conversations with your children.
another pinner said: My pediatrician told me about this years ago! It really does work. Magic Mouthwash: Remedy for Sore Throats and Mouth Sores. This seriously is a miracle for even the worst cankers. My kids love it.
Fill the washer with HOT water. Add 1 quart of chlorine bleach - no detergent – and let the machine agitate for a minute, then let it sit for one hour. After one hour, allow the washer to run through its longest wash and spin cycle. Immediately fill the washer with HOT water again and add 1 quart distilled white vinegar. Let agitate for a minute, and again, let it sit for one hour. Using the bleach and vinegar will clean away bacteria, soap scum and mineral deposits from the…
Cool the kids off with a homemade sprinkler. Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it. Attach to a garden hose via a male to male adapter that cost less than $5 at Lowes. Toss over a tree branch and let hang. You can adjust how the water sprinkles by adjusting the water flow.
fridge magnets that say what's for dinner... redo as a kid's learning/helping project - felt board, printable fabric squares on velcro'd felt squares of varying colors - red, yellow, green, etc. one color for protein, one for vegetables, one for starch, one for dessert. kiddos can meal-plan (have to have all the colors in one meal).