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Cleaning House: A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement by Kay Wills Wyma and Michael Gurian: Not just what it is, but what to do about it. This is the author's 12-month journey to teach her children how to be productive at home while instructing on basic life skills. #Books #Parenting #Kay_Wills_Wyma #Michael_Gurian #Cleaning_House_A_Moms_Twelve_Month_Experiment to _Rid_Her_Home_of Youth_Entitlement

Just check off one item every day, and in three weeks you'll have thoroughly spring-cleaned your entire house--organized as a top-to-bottom list so you won't end up dusting off your ceiling fan right after you vacuum.

Somewhat Simplefrom Somewhat Simple

Summer Schedule for Kids Printable

This is also great if you have a toddler at home :)

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9 Things I Learned From Cleaning Every Day For A Month

9 Things I Learned From Cleaning Every Day For A Month (from a woman who hates to clean!)


Strong Mothers, Strong Sons by Meg Meeker, M.D

Strong Mothers, Strong Sons by Meg Meeker, M.D.

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33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You

Clean your microwave to prevent old odours or flavours from permeating your dish. Tip: An easy way to clean the microwave is to place a wet sponge in it, and heat at full power for two minutes. This will create some steam and the grime will wipe right off with the sponge. #cleaningtips #thanksgiving

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30 Day Mom Challenge

30 Day Mom Challenge to Build Relationships I love this list! 30 ways, in 30 days, to be the best mom you can be. For each day of the month, find the corresponding number and follow the tip. So, if you begin the challenge on April 25; start with tip 25 and move on from there. You can repeat the list every month!

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14 DIY Organization Projects

make cleaning fun for kids with a simple diy chore chart

How to Be More Organized in Everyday Life Infographic | Clipix

this is so basic but loved what she said - also if available - click on the "DON'T BE A FRUMPY MOM" post. So good!

it takes longer to teach 'em vs. doing it for them, but man, is it worth it in the long run. Some life skills to teach our kids of all ages.

Mommy and Me journal. Write letters back and forth, leave under pillows... very sweet idea and love the memento it would give you years down the road.

List of tasks children can master, by age, to gradually gain independence.


Parenting Boys: What Boys Need From Moms

What a boy needs from his mom - Best article I've read in a long time. Nails every point. If you have a boy, read this and do these things!

Something tells me ill be glad i pinned this...How to do a no spend month; also this blog has lots of other stuff to explore: "Learn how you can simplify your home, your finances, your family life and your time."

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Stop Yelling Toolbox

The Stop Yelling Toolbox for Every Parent Who's Ever Yelled