A typical day at home

I‘ve had a number of people write me from this blog lately, asking me how I get things done. I’m guessing the subtle message to their questions is that it seems like I get a lot done. Photo from Wikimedia Commons I’m happy to say that being very intentional about how I manage time has (read more…)

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Humbling laurels for Simple Mom

I’m really overwhelmed today. My recent post on why and how we should save for our kids’ education early is featured in the 151st Carnival of Personal Finance, hosted at the U.S. News and World Report blog. In fact, it’s an Editor’s Choice. Wowzers. Thanks so much! Simple Mom is now also listed in Alltop (read more…)

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6 habit-changing helps for stay-at-home moms

So – those of you focusing on a change of habit this month… how’s it going so far? I personally have been surprised how difficult going to bed at 10:30 is for me. Photo by gblock When the kids are finally asleep, it’s so much easier to get stuff done. But the clincher is, my (read more…)

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Personal finance 101 – saving for your kids’ college

This is the sixth part in my series on Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps, a proven personal financial plan. My goal is to explain a really solid money management plan in plain ol’ English, for intelligent yet financially “average” home managers. Photo by arnoldo O nce you start funding 15% of your income towards retirement, and (read more…)

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April link round up

Photo by Steve Wall A few days late, but better late than never. Here are my favorite posts from April over here at Simple Mom: Toggl: a nifty time management tool for COOs of the Home In box: Empty! Now – My 5-Steps to Email Efficiency Another Non-Scrapbook Project with Scrapbook Paper My Daily Docket (read more…)

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