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Top 10 Household Chores to Give your Preschooler

There are 3 benefits in teaching your kids to do household chores They learn to be responsible for themselves: for their time, energy and money They learn the skills so they can help and care for other people They learn that they are a part of the family, and together...
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Are your Kids Domestically Blind?

Do you ever get frustrated that your kids just step over stuff – for days?  It seems that kids just don’t see mess – certainly they don’t respond to mess!  Today I’m sharing a newsletter I shared with my readers over 6 years ago – but I really believe kids don’t...
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Objective Truth: Regardless of How I Feel, This I Know is Truth

This week’s Five Minute Friday’s word is “Truth”.  Five Minute Friday is a blog hop where bloggers write for 5 minutes on a given topic.  The idea is no editing – just first drafts.  I like this challenge – it gives me a reason to write a bit more reflective.  This...
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Does your Child Lack Initiative? Do Something About it!

Initiative is a trait that most parents want to see in their children. We know that initiative will help our kids be in the front of the pack, that they will be recognized and sought after by employees. Initiative helps overcome boredom and problem solving in...
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This is the Advice My Mother Gave me that I want to Give to My Kids

This week’s Five Minute Friday’s word is “mom” or for me here in Australia "mother".  Five Minute Friday is a blog hop where bloggers write for 5 minutes on a given topic.  The idea is no editing – just first drafts.  I like this challenge – it gives me a reason to...
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Australian Homeschooling Summit – Free Online

Next week is the Australian Homeschooling Summit – and you are all invited!  It is a free online event over two weeks (between 15th and 27th May).  We are all busy mums so taking in one session a day is a great idea! You can join us from wherever you are in the world...
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