Homework Solutions to Avoid the Daily Struggle

Homework Solutions to Avoid the Daily Struggle

Now that school’s back in session, it probably dictates much of your daily schedule, and struggling over homework isn’t something any of us want to deal with after a busy day! Here at Live Simply, we offer ideas for kids of all ages to be independent....
5 Simple Ideas to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

5 Simple Ideas to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 5-9, 2014! Put it on your calendar so you don’t forget to send a note or gift of appreciation to the teachers in your life. For inspiration for how to simply and thoughtfully say thanks, check out these ideas from Karen...
Time Saving Tips for Packing Lunch

Time Saving Tips for Packing Lunch

Even though a lunch can be packed in mere minutes, we all know that getting out the door to school and work on time often comes down to the wire. Here are some lunch box tips that shave off time and stress from the morning routine: Do What You Can the Night Before...
Must-Read Parent-Teacher Conference Tips

Must-Read Parent-Teacher Conference Tips

Karen Bantuveris is 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. VolunteerSpot’s free signup sheets can be used for...
Back to School Shopping Plan

Back to School Shopping Plan

Start with a plan before you head out school shopping to save money and time. Cozi has partnered with Target to bring you a shopping plan and budget tips to make sure you get the right supplies at the best price.   School Supplies Shopping Checklist Organize and...
How to Quick Clean Your Car

How to Quick Clean Your Car

We’ve all been there. A friend or family member asks for you a ride. It could be a lift to the airport, or maybe to pick up his or her own car from the shop. Suddenly you realize it has been weeks (maybe months) since the inside of your car...
Carpooling Tips to Keep You in the Driver’s Seat

Carpooling Tips to Keep You in the Driver’s Seat

By Stacy DeBroff CEO,Mom Central Inc www.MomCentral.com Author of The Mom Book, 4,278 of Mom’s Central Tips…for Moms, from Moms It’s an all too familiar situation, its 11:30 on a Sunday night and suddenly it dawns on you—you have no idea how your child is...
Simple Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

Simple Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

You don’t have to give up the family car to reduce your family’s fuel consumption. These tips and reminders will put you on the road to greener driving and saving money. Maintain the correct tire pressure. Low tire pressure increases your car’s...
Organizing a Carpool

Organizing a Carpool

MakingLifeBetter provides tips and smart strategies to help you feel good, look good, and get more out of life. A car pool is a great way for busy families to help one another save time and fuel. But you can run into problems if the drivers don’t agree on shared...