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The Busy Mom Tips
Jacksonville, Florida
Managing work, life, and family from one busy mom to another.
Interests: Scheduling, De-cluttering, Cleaning, Organizing, Children, Kids, Pre-schoolers, School, After-school activities, Family, Career, Household Management, Marriage, Shopping, Style
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As my children return to school tomorrow, my mind is on packing lunch! Last year, I packed a bottle of water and small pouch of watered down juice in my kids lunch every day. It was an amazing amount of waste, both environmentally and economically. My daughter would only partially... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
Here's a feel-good video for the working moms out there: Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
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When my oldest daughter started preschool, I faced the dilemma of having to pack lunch every day for her. It may sound silly, but the thought terrified me. Until I talked to a friend of mine, who mentioned that a working-mom friend of hers made freeze ahead sandwiches once a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
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I'm feeling rather reflective tonight; please forgive the somber post. Our dog has cancer, it seems. We had 5 tumors removed on Monday, with hopes that it might be a while before they came back. A short 4 days later, today, I discovered that one of the tumors has grown... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
Great advice regarding the importance of organizing your family's medical records. Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
Busy Moms, we have a childhood obesity epidemic in America. And what strikes me is that as busy moms (working moms, rushing around moms, stressed moms, etc) we are at great risk for leading our children down this path. Why? Because we have less time for meal planning, less time... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
Are you tired of frantically trying to put this together at the end of every work day, making multiple grocery trips each week, spending too much money on convenient and take-out foods, and feeding your family the same foods over and over again? Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
(NAPSI)-Here's food for thought: Helping your child succeed in school may be as easy as sitting down for a family meal. Studies suggest that family meals play a key role in raising high-achieving, healthy and well-adjusted children. via www.napsnet.com The news in this article comes as no great surprise. Meal... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 6, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
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Those of you familiar with this lovely item on the left may feel distressed, as I am, to learn that this product is no longer being sold! Of course, I haven't tried to buy one in years, as a result of the first one I purchased being so perfectly durable.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
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via www.nytimes.com (excerpt) The last three men nominated to the Supreme Court have all been married and, among them, have seven children. The last three women — Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor and Harriet Miers (who withdrew) — have all been single and without children. This little pattern makes the court... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 5, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
I love the idea of the navy chiffon with white trim!
Toggle Commented Aug 4, 2010 on Gatsby UnProgress at The Sew Weekly
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source: www.nola.com All across America families are re-discovering the value of gently used clothing. Consignment operations for kids (In my area it's WeeTrade Kids, a semi-annual sale of designer & boutique consignment clothing for kids) as well as adults have emerged, and appear to be doing well given the economy.... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 3, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
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Does style in the office improve your busy family life? I say, YES. As a creative person, I find it inspirational to surround myself with things of beauty. When I love being in my office, my time is not only more enjoyable but also more productive, allowing me greater work-life balance and harmony. Make a statement in your office and work life with the items that accessorize your desk and briefcase. Here are a few favorites I love: Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
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via www.supernanny.com No parent wants to live with tantrums – they're exhausting, upsetting and embarrassing. Top parenting expert Elizabeth Pantley explains how to tame those tantrums before they start… Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 3, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
I'm a writer, a wife, and mother to two beautiful girls ages 5 & 3. I'm constantly fascinated with finding new things to make my hectic life better: more simple, more fulfilling, more organized, more stylish, etc. I suspect that there are many women out there just like me. I've... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
There's no easy answer to the question of whether you should work in the home or outside of it Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 2, 2010 at The Busy Mom Tips
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