tips

How to take notes from a textbook

This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, with some tips on studying and taking notes from a textbook. This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Post-it Brand, but my enthusiasm, opinions, […]

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how to fight morning sickness 310-250

Ask The Domestic Life Stylist Lisa our resident fine living expert answers your questions each Thursday. Submit a question here. If you are a blogger, this is a great chance to have us feature and […]

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Clean Spilled Lemonade

Susan here with Tip #3 in the Merry Maids “Summer Mom-Cation” program. This post series is sponsored, but as always, my opinions are my own. My girls are obsessed with making lemonade! While I admit […]

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Summer Messes

Susan here with a fun idea to help you take a moment for yourself this summer. I’m participating in the Merry Maids “Summer Mom-Cation” program. This post series is sponsored, but as always, my opinions […]

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Summer Laundry Tips

Susan here… I’ve got some laundry tips and an awesome giveaway for you thanks to the OxiClean Ambassador Program. This post is sponsored, but as always, my opinions are my own. If you’d like to […]

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Family happy on moving day carrying cardboard boxes

Summertime is moving time for many families. Moving into a new home, especially with kids in tow can be a difficult task. As a mom of 5, I know kids respond in different ways to upheavals […]

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12 Tips for Taking Photos of Kids

I recently posted about the drama that unfolded behind the scenes of our most recent family photo shoot.  I asked some photographer friends what I could have done to make it less of a disaster as […]

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moving checklist

If you are planning a big move, we want to help alleviate at least some of the stress with our free printables — downloadable moving tips and checklists with timelines that will help keep your […]

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Autumn Safety Tips for Families and Pets autumn safety tips for families and pets

Autumn is upon us and the leaves are already starting to fall from the trees as the weather gets cooler. Many families and pets are enjoying the outdoors lately, including ours.  So I’d like to […]

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January is a time to set new goals for the year, truly a new beginning. It’s a fresh start – a time to put everything into perspective, get organized and make plans. There are some […]

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