Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
Some of you might read the title of this article and say, “Get my kids talking? I can’t get them to shut up!” But if you’ve got elementary school-aged kids – especially boys – you might understand a little better. When kids head to school, they lead a life completely away from us. Sometimes, we don’t know if they’re eating their lunch, sitting alone at recess or if they’ve made a fantastic new friend.
Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
For many people, cleaning and re-organizing is one way to kick off a new year. We clean closets, purge old toys, file paperwork and try to gain some control over the havoc that the holidays typically wreak on a home. But one area that often gets overlooked? Your digital life. Too many emails, Facebook notifications and text messages can overwhelm even the most organized of people. Let’s look at some ways that you can de-clutter your digital life and make it simpler and easier to manage.…
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Have you had your fill of eggnog-drinking, cocktail-partying, present-wrapping, relative-visiting and other holiday merriment! It’s easy to feel completely exhausted after a busy holiday season. That’s why now is a great time to download some apps that will help you chill out and relax. We’ve got you covered with some of our favorites.…
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
As we dive headfirst into 2013, you may be thinking about different ways to live a little better this year. Many folks go on diets, plan to reorganize their homes, quit smoking or take other steps toward healthy living. But one of the areas we often overlook when it comes to healthy resolutions is our work environment – especially if that environment is at home. So what are some healthy habits of a work at home parent …
Friday, December 28th, 2012
Did you receive a new smartphone, tablet, e-reader or laptop for the holidays? Are you looking to de-clutter your house as the New Year approaches? If the answer to either (or both) of these questions is yes, then you probably have some old electronic devices that you want to get out of the house. The problem is, where and how do you do it without sending them to the landfill?
Fortunately, there are now lots of easy ways to participate in electronic recycling programs. We’ll highlight a few of the ways here so you can get organized and simplified!…
Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
When my 9 year-old son is not begging me for a cell phone, he’s harassing me for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
I’ve made it clear to him that a phone is not on the horizon anytime soon. My stock response? “You don’t need one.” He doesn’t make phone calls, has no need to text anybody, and the only time that he’s not with me is when he’s at school or on a supervised playdate.