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When Deciding to Work from Home

I’ve worked at home since the first of my four children was a baby.  Despite the challenges, it has been a perfect arrangement for me. It doesn’t work out for everyone, but it’s a situation definitely worth exploring. If you’re trying to decide if it’s right for you - before you take the next step - take some time to ponder these seven questions:

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6 Smart Study Stations That Spell School-Year Success

Homework may not be your child’s favorite part of the school year, but it’s no secret that completing those after-school assignments can lead to academic success. Help the students in your household develop good study habits and tackle their homework with confidence by creating at least one of these well-stocked study stations within your home.

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5 Tips for Working from Home During the Summer

It’s hard for kids to understand the concept that ‘mommy or daddy has to work,’ especially in the summertime when fun is supposed to rule. Of course you can attempt to get everything done early in the morning or late at night while they sleep, but that doesn’t always work out. I’m often asked how I work from home while caring for my own five children, as well as having extra kids over during the summer. Here are a few of my own ideas for making summer work for everyone!

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10 Ways to Organize Your Home, Just in Time for Back-to-School

Now that summer is almost over, it is time for families to start thinking about back-to-school ideas for their Fall home. While many parents think back-to-school organization only involves the kids’ rooms and play areas, the reality is, back-to-school time affects your entire home. From the moment you wake up in the morning and rush to get the kids out to the bus stop to when your kids come home and do their homework, organization is key in your family home. 

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