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Four Ways Working Moms Can Volunteer at School

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When my oldest started kindergarten I was so excited and jumped head first into volunteering. So what if I worked full time? I was not going to let that stop me from getting involved. At open house I signed up for a top position – co-room parent. Looking back I am extremely grateful that Ms. […]


Parent Guide for First Week of School

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Back-to-school season is upon us! To celebrate here is our latest guide, “First Week of School! Tips for managing the start of the school year.” It includes a sample to-do list for the first few days, tips for setting the tone for a great school year and more. Check it out and our other guides, […]

Back-to-School Checklist

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I love a good checklist. Actually I love lists – to-do lists, shopping lists, the list goes on and on. Hahaha, see what I did there. Anyhoo. Below is my ULTIMATE Back-to-School list, complete with a timeline for planning. It’s helping my sanity while preparing for three school-aged kids. Even better, it is not overwhelming. Four […]

Tips For Flying With Kids

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After almost 12 years of flying with kids, here’s my “how to fly with kids and not lose your mind” list.  Give each child a backpack as their personal bag. I believe in this so much I dedicated a post to the beauty of using backpacks as a child’s carryon. Backpacks are easy to carry, can […]

Favorite Carry-on Luggage for Kids

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When looking for good carry-on luggage for my kids there were 4 musts on my list: easy to maneuver, roomy, durable and fashionable. Turns out a really good option wasn’t typical luggage at all. It was a Pottery Barn rolling backpack! We went with the Fairfax, but the Mackenzie can work, too. Why A Rolling Backpack […]

Family TV Shows that Inspire Girl Entrepreneurs

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Finding family TV shows that the girls and I both love has taken a lot of effort, but we now have a good list of things to enjoy together. Over the next few months I’ll be sharing some of our favorites, by category. First up are the shows we watch with a business focus. These […]

MOM REVIEW: Google Family Link – Parental Control for Android

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Monitoring Your Child’s Android Phone Using Google Family Link – What You Need To Know   Monitoring my kids phone usage, especially online habits and apps accessed, was a big deal for me when I gave them phones earlier this year. We have Android devices, so I decided on Google Family Link. We’re a few […]

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