Clothing can suck up a good amount of anyone's budget. Whether it's buying in season, your children outgrowing their clothes, or watching your sweater shrink in the sweater - it's not fun to continually dish out money on a wardrobe. But, it doesn't have to be that way. Clothing can last longer if you take care of them and buy wisely. Here are ten ways to maximize the life of your outfits: Keep Track Know what you have. If you are missing something, look for it. Don’t just assume it is gone ... Continue Reading
Here are ten ways to maximize the life of your clothing.
Saving money can be accomplished in several areas of your life including your home, vehicle, and groceries.
No matter if the economy is bad or if you’re short on funds, saving money is something that’s important to do, but sometimes people aren't sure where to start, or how they can cut down their costs. There are a number of ways to save money, in a variety of different aspects of your life - from hour home to your vehicle. Please remember some of these may not work for you, but it doesn’t hurt to consider them first. Save Money Around the Home: Cover your windows with plastic in the ... Continue Reading
In this crazy world of life, family time more often than not takes a back seat. Learn how to change that.
Tending to life, work, a blog, kids, etc. can unravel into the inability to ever get caught up. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or you work full time it seems we are never caught up. Before you are in need of an intervention, reinvent the wheel. Managing our family time may just be what the Doctor ordered. Write it down Take a chalk board, dry erase board or calendar and hang it on a wall everyone will see everyday. Jot down to-do's, errands, don't forget, etc. by priority and add a date. ... Continue Reading
The Wonder of Children blog is a journal about life in the classroom full of stories, strategies and research on how to best support the children in our lives.
Congratulations to the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Check out Wonder of Children Blog, written by Lisa Dewey Wells, from Annapolis, MD. Her journal about life in the classroom is full of stories, strategies and research on how to best support the kids in our lives. It's been recognized by several child development experts as a source for sound advice, concise writing, and cutting-edge educational research. Folks like Chip Wood (author of Yardsticks, Child Development 4-14), Rae Pica (Pica ... Continue Reading