Green Cleaning: How to Get Started

Green Cleaning: How to Get Started

Tan Wells is a working mom living in Las Vegas. She is the creator of Tan/Green, a blog about trying to be a granola mom in a fast food world.   Green cleaning means using products to clean, disinfect, and scour that are non-toxic, biodegradable, and naturally...
Back to School Night Tips

Back to School Night Tips

With school kicking off, Back to School night is one of the most important nights of the year. You get to meet the teacher for the first time, see the classroom, and fuel your child’s enthusiasm for school‒setting the tone for a positive year ahead! Back to School...
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...