5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School

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I know that a few of you have already started your school year, and many of the rest of you are anticipating it in the coming weeks. It’s true, when it comes to keeping track of carpools, lunch menus, field trip forms, homework, backpacks, and shoes…..things can get overwhelming! Making sure your house is organized in a way that contributes to helping everyone being able to get ready independently is a huge step towards eliminating some of the stress of the morning rush. I hope these 5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School will give you some ideas that will help your family during the upcoming school year.

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Chores for Kids – ages 5 and 8

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After I posted about the Pivot Vac that my daughter uses as part of her daily chores I receive several emails asking me about how I do my kids chores and what exactly they do to earn their money for the week.  Now every family does things a little different so you have to adapt to your lifestyle and personality.  But this is how the Farrant family does it.

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5 Ways to Organize Your Family’s Command Center

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The Army, NASA, and any busy family have one thing in common:  they all need a central command station.  Whether you’re moving troops, putting a man on the moon, or just trying to get three kids to three different activities on time, it takes planning….and a dedicated space to do that planning.  Quite a few {…Read More…}