Softblock Kids Collection Looks Fun, Versatile

So, I saw this new collection of kids furniture recently called Softblock Kids. It’s a contemporary design, which suits my boys in particular. They seem to like that look. There are three pieces: a sofa, an easy chair, and an ottoman. They come in two colors, coral and navy. All pieces have easily removable covers […]

Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes Offers Advice, Recipes

I was given an ebook recently called Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes by Richard Melnick. The divorced father of 2 boys, Melnick has much to say about parenting. I found several bits of advice that all parents could use. When his boys were 3 and 5 years old, Richard was diagnosed with cancer. That led […]

Stocks, Bonds, & Soccer Moms: Michelle Perry Higgins’ Book Helps Organize, Balance Moms

I don’t know if you’re aware, Heroes, that I spent some time trying to be a professional organizer several years ago. I got trained and everything! Organizing and structuring are two very important tasks in my life; without those efforts I would have gone screaming out of the house tearing at my hair many years […]

Your child can perform better at GCSE exams – tips for parents

As a parent, you want your child to do well on their GCSE exams. You know that good scores could be important to their continued studies and future career. Of course, you want to help, but you may be unsure about how to do that. Don’t worry. You don’t need to be an expert in […] Helps me Label and Organize Life

I’m a person who loves to be organized. It makes me feel…more settled. Clutter stresses me out. That said, I’m also the mother of 4 boys who seem to have very little difficulty living with clutter. Plus, we’re just so darn busy around here, and it’s easy to let stuff pile up. Battling that clutter […]

Find Homeschooling Encouragement With the eBook “You Can Do It Too”

If you look back to the early years of this blog, you’ll see a lot of discussion of homeschooling. In fact, my difficulties with homeschooling are a huge part of why I started writing in the first place. I’ve said less in part because it got easier, but mainly because a) the boys are getting […]