All Blog Posts Tagged 'busy' (44)

Family Calendars: Scheduling our Busy Family Lives

Life gets busier and more complicated as we go from childhood to adulthood.  First it’s all about us.  Then it’s about us and our family.  Then it’s about us, our family, and our friends.  Then, as we continue to grow and have families of our own, we add our spouses and children.  Then our parents get older, and we…

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Added by Tracee Ali on May 27, 2014 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Why I'm not busy anymore

I am not busy.

I am a working mom to an adventurous little guy and a needy cat. I am a woman who likes to travel with her husband, maintain a blog and a often-neglected but still beloved podcast, and who…

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Added by Lauren Markman on April 22, 2014 at 6:52am — No Comments

Wholesome, Flavorful, & Kid-friendly Meals (includes coupons & recipes!)

When I hear the word Campbell’s my mind goes back to a simpler time.  A time when the biggest decision of the day was what type of cereal I should have for breakfast. When my day would consist of play and not coming home till the street light came on, when there were no iPhones, emails to check, or bills to pay. When I hear the word Campbell’s I think of childhood and warm tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches, warm cheesy chicken casseroles, etc. Campbell’s was definitely a…

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Added by Kat Tom on March 15, 2014 at 1:37pm — 1 Comment

Advice from Busy Moms

I have a lot of busy moms in my line of work.  A lot of them have their own “trade secrets” and I wanted to tap into that knowledge base and share their best tips with you.  Here is what I came up with.  Many of these are direct quotes from moms like you.  If they can do it, so can you!  Pick one tip and start there.

-Use grocery delivery services such as Pea Pod.  You can set up a recurring delivery so your staples arrive automatically every single week.  Don’t spend time at the…

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Added by Bonnie Dewkett on February 10, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Christmas Gift Ideas – RAVPower Battery Charger Extends the Life of Your Cell Phone Battery

As a mom, I constantly rely on my cell phone to stay in connected with my older children especially when they stay at home alone, with their friends, or while they are participating in their own activities alone.  While out in about, I am always worried that my battery on my cell phone will die leaving my children without a way to be able to…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 23, 2013 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Are You Ready For The Homework Power Struggle?

For many parents the new school year also means the return of a familiar question, followed by what I will call “The Homework Power Struggle”. It starts off something like this…”Did you do your Homework?”….”I don’t have any homework!” AAAAAAAAAAAH!!!! You know they have homework or at least something to study besides the text messages coming in every 5…

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Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Salad In A Jar

This is brilliant!! Not only does SALAD IN A JAR save space in your fridge, it also reduces food waste and gets non-salad eaters to mow down daily.

THE ARRANGEMENT From BOTTOM to TOP:

Dressing Shredded carrots Cherry tomatoes Sunflower seeds Hard boiled eggs Baby…

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Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 20, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Imagine the Possibilities!

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Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 19, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Egg Muffins Anyone?

This is a follow-up to my last blog post. I just made more Egg Muffins, and I wanted to share the delicious outcome with you. I changed the recipe a bit and added six organic eggs, chopped onions, grated cheeses and turkey bacon. If you want them to puff up a bit more than use 6 eggs instead of four and cook for 20-25 mins instead of 10-15. Click on…

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Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

No, Breakfast Isn’t Overrated!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Your mother said it; your grandmother said it and doctors agree. However, chances are they don’t live the same hectic and crazy life you do. If you are like me, you probably nibble on stuff, eat a piece of fruit running out the door or you just hang in there until lunch.

So, how do…

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Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 16, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Your Ticket To Being Home With The Kids

Have you ever thought about becoming a Work At Home Mom (WAHM)?  I thought about it long and hard the day I sat down and calculated how many students I had suspended, and how many had been arrested in just one week. When my daughter was born I took one look at her and knew that I had to figure something out fast.

Now back to my question. Have you ever dreamt of a job…

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Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 13, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Lunch Box Ideas

Running out of lunch ideas? Just click  the picture below, and your kids will return the cool points you lost after the first week back to school. :-)

Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 8, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

Save Time With Freezer Cooking

Prepare all of your meals ahead of time and freeze them. You will be amazed at how much time you will save each week. Here is a collection of freezer cooking tips and recipes that will definitely make your life easier! It may seem like a lot to do at first, but you will thank yourself the next time you come home exhausted and all you have to do is go to your freezer and grab a container.

These recipes explain how to season your meals prior to freezing for a tasty outcome. If you are a…

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Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 8, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

5 Minute Face for Busy Mamas

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/04/03/5-minute-face/

Almost every day, I run into a busy mama friend and the first thing she says to me is, “Don’t look at me, I didn’t have time to put makeup on today!”  Trust me, I’ve had my days too.  After some time though, it got me thinking.  How long does it really take us to put makeup on?  Is it that time consuming…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on April 3, 2013 at 8:03pm — No Comments

A Busy Mom’s Guide to Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution

A new year gives you the opportunity to start over and make changes that can affect your overall health and well being.  The number one New Year’s resolution each year for many people is to lose weight or to become more physically fit.  However, only 92% of people actually achieve their goal.  I normally don’t set resolutions for myself because I know that in order to change, I would need to set small attainable goals in order to see the results that I am looking…

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Added by Christy Garrett on January 2, 2013 at 11:05pm — No Comments

Busy moms: September is National Yoga Month

Hello moms:

some of you already know that yoga is good for you, some of you might think that you don't have time for anything, let alone a yoga class. Yes, yoga class would be nice, but you can definitely squeeze 10 minutes every day in your busy schedule, and do a simple yoga exercise at home, while kids are gone to school, or in the evening when they are gone to bed.

Yoga has many health…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on September 12, 2012 at 1:07pm — 1 Comment

Tried on size 2 pants today, they didn't fit but I bought them anyway because dam*it I am a size 2!

By the end of the day today my face looked like it was melting off so I decided that it was time to head to the mall to get a new type of foundation. So I head to the mall with the hubby and the little man in tow. Of course Nick abandoned me instantly to go to GNC where he could tell the little guy behind the counter yet again that their nutrition bars are WAY too expensive. Anyway... so me and Collin head to the Estee Lauder counter in Dillards. She matches my foundation shade as a…

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Added by Just a Marketing Mom on April 25, 2012 at 2:32am — No Comments

I'd love to, but I cant... I'm too busy.

What would you do if you weren’t too busy?

If you had a free hour… or even a free day, what would you do with it? You may imagine that you’d read all the books and magazines that have been collecting dust in your home. Or maybe you’d rent the entire season of your favorite show from Netflix and watch nine episodes in a row. Or maybe…

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Added by Erin Casey on September 12, 2011 at 9:53am — No Comments

School’s Out For the Summer!...NOW WHAT?

 

 

Summer is almost here and depending on where you live this signals the end of the school year as well. Kids are full of excitement and anticipation of their time off, while parents begin to scratch their…
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Added by denny hagel on June 8, 2011 at 6:54am — No Comments

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