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    Time Management
    12 Real Time-Savers for Busy Moms
    There aren't enough hours in a day! It's a fact of motherhood. But here's another fact: No household ever fell apart from a mom consolidating some tasks and cutting a few corners. In fact, saving yourself some time and sanity will lead to a happi...
    Erin Dower
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    Parenting Tools Printables
    After-School Routine Checklist
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  • School and Learning
    Learning Disabilities and Homework
    5 Essential Tools and Tips for Disorganized Boys
    5 Essential Tools and Tips for Disorganized Boys We recently spoke with Ana Homayoun, the author of the book That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life. She holds a master's degree i...
    Erin Dower
  • Family Life
    Time Management
    10 Simple Ways to Make Each Day Seem Longer
    10 Simple Ways to Make Each Day Seem Longer Set the alarm -- It's oh so obvious, but even ten minutes gained at the start of the day avoids that always-in-a-rush feeling. Be tidy -- Don't waste time searching for things. This applies as much t...
  • Family Life
    Time Management
    10 Ways to Work Out Your Priorities
    10 Ways to Work Out Your Priorities Age -- Although most will consider age to be a barrier, in reality you can do almost anything at any age. However, you might decide to do some things now and leave others until you are older. Work out what you...
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    Time Management Printables
    Pizza Time Chart
    Print out this pizza chart to learn about time management. Draw lines and label each slice according to how much of the day it represents. ...
  • School and Learning
    Academic Achievements
    The Busy Parent's Guide to Raising Successful Students
    The Busy Parent's Guide to Raising Successful Students Research suggests that parental involvement in school is vital to a child's academic success. However, if you're a single parent, a working parent, or a parent with little spare time, you ma...
    Maya Cohen
  • Family Life
    Time Management
    Over-Scheduled Kids
    Over-Scheduled KidsI wish that it was make-believe, like The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. But the phenomenon of parents over-scheduling their kids' lives and stealing their childhood is all too real. Many parents fill up their kids' lives with one...
  • Family Life
    Time Management
    Time-Management Tips for Teen
    When teens have a lot going on, it's important that they schedule their time wisely. ...
  • School and Learning
    After-School Activities
    Avoiding an Overbooked School Year
    Avoiding an Overbooked School YearThe Familiar Fall Scene "Mom, I have soccer practice twice a week this year," announces 11-year-old Allison. And I think I'm going to make jazz band. Oh, and I want to keep up my sax lessons and take piano." As s...
    Dr. Susan Linn