Introducing: the Daily Docket’s little sister

Photo by J.B. Hill One of my unexpected surprises with this blog is the spread of my little old Daily Docket.  It makes my day that so many of you have written to tell me you use this simple tool to manage your day.  And it thrills me when you tell me in person, and (read more…)

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Weekend links :: finding 10 spare minutes

Photo by Bethany Shock of all shocks, I actually had a few spare minutes to read blogs this week. It was the first time in months. Seriously. Here were some of my finds: • Fix The Top 6 Causes of Clutter :: Real Simple on CNN, via Unclutterer • Tote Bag pattern :: J. Caroline (read more…)

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Know how to talk money

This giveaway has now closed. Photo by Wayne Silver Price earnings ratio.  Common market.  NASDAQ.  Do you know what these mean? They’re not important in everyday life with little ones.  When you’re up to your elbows in diapers, you rarely need to know the difference between a liquid and a zero-coupon CD.  Let’s be honest, (read more…)

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The importance of music in the lives of kids: take notes

Music education has molded many kids into successful adults, even if their success has come from a vein of society having no relation to music. Public schools are having to fight to keep music and the arts funded adequately in order for the students to thrive, and I think this is a shame. The point (read more…)

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Q&A Tuesday : What are your top 3 essentials when you leave the house with preschoolers?

I love longtime reader Sarah Park’s submitted question for today’s Q&A Tuesday. We’re elbow-deep in packing for our return overseas, so right now I’m reminded of how much traveling light is high on my priority list – whether we’re on a 10-hour flight, or whether we’re hitting the park for an afternoon picnic. Sarah, co-founder (read more…)

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