lego people

Sharing a room: is it okay for brothers and sisters?

Reader Laine asks, “My daughter is five and my son is three. If we were to find a three bedroom home for rent (like we live in now), what are your thoughts on putting the children together in one room and having the other room as a playroom/schoolroom. Have you ever tried anything like this? (read more…)

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Blissdom, the Hottest Mom, and the Domestic Goddess Herself

Photo by Christel Weixelman Three quick items of business today… 1. Blissfully Domestic’s First Conference If you haven’t yet heard, Blissfully Domestic is hosting its first conference, BlissDom ’08. It’s all day October 18 in Nashville, followed by a fabulous cocktail party, where it is rumored there will be served a lovely new pink drink (read more…)

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Get things done at home by getting stuff out of your brain

Photo by Andrea Reader Alyssa asks, “I’m wondering – are you still going to do, or have you done the GTD for Home Managers? I’m sooo interested in that!” Thanks for asking, Alyssa.  My short answer – No, I haven’t “done” the GTD for Home Managers yet.  Between getting my e-book out, keeping up with (read more…)

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Q&A Tuesday: where do you shop for clothes?

If you remember, my typical posting schedule here is a Monday-Wednesday-Friday routine of new articles, with a link round-up post on Saturdays.  Tuesdays and Thursdays I reserve for smaller tid-bits of info, or else I take a break altogether. But I thought it would be fun to start an easy little series here on Simple (read more…)

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Create an art cabinet: an easy storage solution for craft supplies

You all have asked some amazing questions.  Truly.  It’s given me some great writing fodder – I’ve collated and stored every single query, so I’ll sprinkle some of my answers throughout future content this fall here on Simple Mom. First up – reader Vintage Mommy asks, “I am really struggling to organize my daughter’s toys (read more…)

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