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Laundry Hacks

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Laundry Hacks

Laundry is one of my least favorite things to do. It is probably also the thing I do the most often. I have two kids in school where they wear uniforms, which means I buy a lot of uniforms. I try to buy bigger ones so they can wear them all year long. This means I need to pay very close attention to washing instructions to keep them looking new and staying nice. But have you ever read those washing instructions? It looks like gibberish and it takes forever to follow properly. So I have become an expert on making...

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Toy Organization Hacks!

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Toy Organization Hacks!

I am beginning to feel cluttered, chaotic, and crazy. I get this way after the holidays every year. I feel bogged down by the weight of things leftover from the holidays. One way I have learned over the years to handle this feeling is to organize the things that are weighing on my mind. I love to declutter after a busy holiday (or birthday) season. I go through all of my kids' clothes and toys and give them a swift sort. It can be hard to do, but it is sometimes completely necessary. It also gives me the chance to...

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Making 30 minutes Count: Cleaning and Parenting Time Hacks

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Making 30 minutes Count: Cleaning and Parenting Time Hacks

We have been very busy with school and work, which means that some things are getting lost in the shuffle, or we have less time to do the things we usually do. Cleaning, organizing, and one-on-one parent-kid time have gotten lost in the shuffle. So we recently decided to make sure that we take a few extra minutes each day to do these things. All we really need is a few minutes. If you have limited time but want a few easy ways to make sure things get done, try these simple hacks. Bathroom cleaning: We have been so busy...

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