Ransom box: If you leave your stuff out after 1 warning, mom puts it inside this box and you can't get it back until you draw a job from the envelope and do it. (Her job list is hysterical.)

Ransom toy box

Use zip pouches to organize puzzles instead of bulky boxes. This blog post has several great ideas for organizing kids toys.

A list of favorite books for girls-- Listed by age

Toddlers are infamous for being cranky, but are moms somewhat responsible? See if your mothering style could be creating a cranky toddler!

Toddler Approved!: Camp Mom 2012. Simple, fun and inexpensive ideas based on a theme each week!

15 Easy, Fun Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful - This is AWESOME!

cool idea

Most of these are pure genius!

babysitter info... if we ever have to leave Cam with a sitter instead of her grandparents

The Uh Oh Bucket - You left it out MOM picked it up She's got your stuff you're out of LUCK to get it back must do a CHORE again it is yours just like before - Genius!!!!!

Under the table hammock

10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date. This is such a good list, 10 things for both boys and girls. I especially loved the boy list. Wish more parents of boys would teach them these things.

Creative Ways to make Time for your Kids

neat rewards system...31 quarters in the jar at the beginning of the month, every day that they do not do their chores, they lose a quarter. Whatever is left at the end of the month they exchange for cash and the quarter jar is refilled. We decided not to do "allowance" for chores, but rather teach chores/responsibilities as how they contribute to our family. If they don't contribute, they don't have privileges.

Age appropriate chores for kids

chores by age, listed from age 2 to 18!

Organizing Schoolwork

Job Chart idea

This is a fantastic list of some new, some old tricks for turning frowns upside down! I just printed the whole list so it's super handy!