Finding What Works for My Son: An Ongoing Journey

"He'll grow out of it." "He's just all boy." "Isn't he only 3?" After bringing home a whirlwind of a toddler at age 2 1/2 from Korea, these phrases were the backdrop of many conversations I had with friends and family about our youngest, Ty. The problem was that he wasn't growing out of it, other boys were not like Ty, and he was 5 but just really small for his age. ...more
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Finding What Works for My Son: An Ongoing Journey

"He'll grow out of it." "He's just all boy." "Isn't he only 3?" After bringing home a whirlwind of a toddler at age 2 1/2 from Korea, these phrases were the backdrop of many conversations I had with friends and family about our youngest, Ty. The problem was that he wasn't growing out of it, other boys were not like Ty, and he was 5 but just really small for his age. ...more
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Finding What Works for My Son: An Ongoing Journey

"He'll grow out of it." "He's just all boy." "Isn't he only 3?" After bringing home a whirlwind of a toddler at age 2 1/2 from Korea, these phrases were the backdrop of many conversations I had with friends and family about our youngest, Ty. The problem was that he wasn't growing out of it, other boys were not like Ty, and he was 5 but just really small for his age. ...more
@withinyoubeauty I hope you find success. Ours has been almost a 2-year journey so be patient ... more

Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 9: Share A Moment and Enter to Win an iPod Touch!

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35 Resources to Help You Get Organized

Everyone needs a list of go-to tools to help them with the important things in their lives. Getting organized is no different. As we wrap up this year in Life Well Lived, I wanted to leave you with (in no particular order) my favorite resources that help me get sanely organized, including some I've created and hope you'll find useful. A few are probably things you have heard of before, but hopefully you will also find a some new resources to add to your list, and to your life. Enjoy!Products:...more
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Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 8

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Ten Ways to Organize Your Papers - Online and Offline

I hear it over and over again from just about everyone I talk to about getting organized. “Help me get rid of my paper clutter. Help me organize the papers I have so I can find them when I need them.” What I have found is that people think this is much harder to do than it actually is. Often they have such difficulty overcoming their inertia that they never even attempt to organize their papers. And once they add in the virtual clutter on their computers just the thought of organizing makes them reach for the aspirin. ...more
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Spring Cleaning in 10 Minutes a Day

It's that time of year again -- time for spring cleaning! If you're like me, this annual ritual strikes fear and dread in your heart. Does spring cleaning seem like the Mt. Everest of housekeeping tasks? A challenge only a few have undertaken successfully? Don't worry, spring cleaning doesn’t have to be scary, but it is something we should all do. It's not just about cleaning blinds and sweeping baseboards, though doing these things is great. You can also use spring cleaning as a prompt to schedule household maintenance and service checks that will prevent problems down the line. ...more
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Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 7: Share A Moment and Enter to Win a Kindle Fire!

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Our family joined family Tae Kwon Do classes this year.  It's quality family-time while getting ... more

Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 6: Share A Moment and Enter to Win a Kindle Fire!

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Skyping with friends and their new daughter in Ethiopia (soon to travel home to the US) was ... more