Is spring cleaning on your "to do" list? The best way to simplify any cleaning is to stay clutter-free which creates the appearance of clean and makes cleaning easier when you finally do get to it. Motivation, proper cleaning products, professional cleaning techniques, and a helpful home will simplify your spring cleaning. Learn more spring cleaning tips our featured article by Barbara Tako.
Barbara Tako is a clutter clearing motivational speaker and author of Clutter Clearing Choices: Clear Clutter, Organize Your Home, & Reclaim Your Life (O Books, 2010), a seasonally organized book of clutter clearing tips that readers can pick and choose from to fit their personal style and needs. Sign up for her free monthly clutter clearing tips newsletter at http://www.clutterclearingchoices.com.
The January 2014-December 2014 Getting Ready for Kindergarten calendar offers a number of daily, no- or low-cost activity ideas that parents can do with their young children to help prepare them for kindergarten. Each month focuses on a theme, such as daily reading, developing large muscles, and playing learning games. The Getting Ready for Kindergarten calendar features the artwork of children's author/illustrator, Nancy Carlson. Visit the calendar website for more information!
All children (and adults, for that matter) have worries and fears, but some of us, child or adult, worry so much that it interferes with our sleep, appetite, school, work and fun. California psychologist Dr. Dan Peters brings to this week’s Mom Enough show some well-tested practical steps for helping your child learn to manage fear and worries. And, as his two newest books explain, similar strategies will work for you if you are a chronic worrier. Marti & Erin are eager to use Dan’s advice with the worriers in their family, and you will be too!