10 Snacks Kids Can Make Themselves

We welcome Mandi Ehman, founder of Life…Your Way, as our guest author to share her ideas for healthy snacks that kids can make on their own (plus a shopping list of pantry items at the end). We’ve all seen the prepackaged cheese and meat snacks or bags of...
Preschool and Kindergarten School Supplies List

Preschool and Kindergarten School Supplies List

Get ready for the school year with this list of back to school supplies for preschool or kindergarten. For more lists, see our school supplies lists for every grade. This school supplies list is also available right in Cozi, the must-have organizing app for families....

Top 5 Chores Kids Do

It’s harder for kids to argue about doing chores if most kids are doing them, right? That’s why we’re reporting on the most common chores kids do, by age group. We hope it helps with your ongoing effort to get the kids to help out! (Data is from a...
Room Parent Checklist for Back to School

Room Parent Checklist for Back to School

by Karen Bantuveris, the founder & CEO of VolunteerSpot, a time and sanity-saving online coordination tool that empowers busy parents, teachers and grassroots community leaders by making it easier get involved. Karen lives in Austin, Texas with her daughter and...
Kids’ Morning Checklist for Summer

Kids’ Morning Checklist for Summer

It’s summer and time for a little freedom from the schedule. But don’t let the kids off the hook entirely! Put the morning routine on a checklist so you won’t need to remind the kids to brush their teeth or put away the breakfast dishes every single...
Kids’ Evening Checklist for Summer

Kids’ Evening Checklist for Summer

Summer is all about relaxing the schedule and making time for fun. But keeping the evening and bedtime routine in place helps kids get the sleep and reading time they need over the summer. Here’s a starter list for summer evenings. Keep it simple or add your own...
Ultimate Summer Reading List (Add to Cozi!)

Ultimate Summer Reading List (Add to Cozi!)

It’s always nice to get a book recommendation, and with this summer reading list in Cozi you’ll have a bunch right at your fingertips. Visit the Summer Reading List page on RealSimple.com to get details on each book and read the first-person...

FlyLady Cleaning List Zone 3

Here is the FlyLady cleaning checklist for Zone 3: the bathroom, extra bedroom, children’s bedrooms, office and laundry, all ready to add to your Cozi to do list. If you are looking for simple, do-able advice for keeping your house organized and in good working...