My son had a basketball game today for his middle school team. He’s on the C team (which comes after the B team which comes after the A team) so we’re not talking a glamorous, high profile game. But when I walked into the door, saw his face light up and then proceeded to witness his […]
Learn how to bring multiple calendars into a single place so you can see everything that is going on all at once. In this blog, we talk about Outlook 2010, Outlook.com and Cozi as a Calendar Feed.
We all know that if we plan our meals ahead of time, we eat healthier and the work week is a lot less hectic. But this is much easier said than done! Saturday morning soccer games, Sunday football, and all kinds of weekend activities make it hard to find the time to do meal planning, let […]
School is officially underway. As I sat in my 2nd Curriculum Night of the week, I breathed a bit of a sigh of relief. It’s my 3rd year in both my daughter’s elementary school and my son’s middle school. I know the routine. I understand how the special ed program at the middle school is supporting […]
It’s the first official week of summer camp. Getting the new morning routine established each year is a bit tough but within a few weeks things usually begin to smooth out. We need to leave earlier. There’s so much to remember. If it’s a field trip day that involves swimming, we need the swim suits. […]
Family life has a lot of routine to it. A lot of us keep the routines in our heads and use our calendars just to manage the exceptions. But trying to keep track of everything in our heads actually adds to the stress of keeping the family running smoothly. “Clearing the Mental Clutter” is good […]
If you’ve got kids who are involved in after school activities, this blog post is for you. If you’re a Stay-At-Home-Parent, you’re trying to coordinate everything and make sure the kids are where they need to be. And you want them getting picked up and dropped off on time. If you’re a working parent, you’re trying to […]
I remember when my son’s middle school PE teacher reached out to me and asked me if I thought my son would like to join the track team. I was elated! My son has Autism and somehow, through all the speech therapy, ABA therapy, IEP meetings and everything else, I had just given up on […]
Behind every strong person IS a supportive family. Knowing how to coordinate work and family schedules across work and family calendars is a key to success.
For working parents, having a plan for what the kids will do over the summer when they are off from school is important — and stressful. It’s expensive. There aren’t always a lot of options. My school aged daughter doesn’t even want to go to camp, asking me if I could stay home with her instead. […]