Dwell Well: How to Make a Personal Sanctuary out of Small Space Living

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Our home is our palace, no matter what the size challenge. Sometimes, small places are all the more charming and interesting because they give you license for minimalist simplicity, vertical boldness and secret storage places. But first and…

Sorting it Out: 14 Ways to Help Your Kid Get Organized at School

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Raise your hand if your kids need classroom organization tips to get squared away for school. As the academic year progresses, you’ve probably attended a parent/teacher conference and heard both the good and not so good about your kid. If…

Gross Patrol: 15 Things in Your Fridge that Need to Be Tossed

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You've heard of spring cleaning—it's that dreaded time of year when you self-impose a massive purge session of all your old clothes that need to be retired. So now your closet is organized and up-to-date, but what about refrigerator cleaning?…

Time Crusher: 10 Ways to Have a Whole Morning Before You Even Get to Work

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Time management is not just a fancy term. In fact, those who have tapped into solid time management skills probably find that they get a lot more accomplished during the day and they also feel better. Maximizing one’s time is something of…

Fall Meal Wrangling: 15 Tips on Menu Planning Now that School is Back in Session

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Does this sound familiar? Leave work, pick up the kids from daycare, take one to football practice, and take the other child to ballet. Pick up kid from football, pick up kid from ballet, and pick up fast food dinner. All too frequently, we…

15 Ways to Master the To-Do List

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To do or not to do—that used to be the question. Now, the question is How can we make our daily to do list most effective? AsWinston Churchill once said: “Let your advance worrying become advanced thinking and planning.” While it’s…

13 Ways to Stop Living with “Time Poverty”

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Is your calendar filled with endless deadlines and commitments? If you’re like most of us, you’re finding that you have less time to do the things you really want to do. In his book, Overcoming Time Poverty: How to Achieve More by Working…
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5 Reasons Why Simplifying Life Creates Family Zen

As Confucius once said, “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated,” which is true to a certain degree. But let’s face it—life can and will get complicated. Schedules, emotions, unprecedented events, challenges,…
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A TECHO Volunteer Shares Her Journey

As part of our continuing coverage and support of TECHO, the youth-led non-profit that aims to eradicate poverty in Latin America, we interview Florencia Goluboff, a 23 year old Argentinian-American who volunteers with TECHO. She was happy…