The Stress-Free Way of Organizing & Tracking Your Child’s Internet Time + Giveaway!

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. The most stressful part of parenting for me is the monitoring of the kids’ internet usage. I have three kids, two still at home with my youngest being 11. Technology is life for them and it’s not uncommon for kids these days to have multiple devices that access the internet. I just watched a segment on The Today Show this past week that said kids and teenagers are spending 6 to 10 hours a day on some sort of screen. Isn’t that crazy! And if parents aren’t managing that screen time, that could be 6 to 10 hours unsupervised on the world wide web. That’s what scares me the most. So much of what is online is just not appropriate for our kids. But how do we organize and track their time online and what they have access to without losing our minds from the sheer exhaustion of it all. I’ll tell you how I did it and why I think every home with kids needs this device.

It’s call the Circle and it has made my life so much less complicated, less stressful and less exhausting. I’m not going to be shy in saying that this product changed my life. If I had to live without it now I’d be lost.

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My Everyday Healthy Green Smoothie Recipe

I’ve been drinking a green smoothie every day for about 6 or 7 years now. It started out of necessity because I wasn’t eating enough vegetables and fruit in a day. Now I do it because I love the taste so much. I have tried many recipes over the years but this one is definitely […]

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Menu Plan Monday ~ Jan 16/17

Hi friends, welcome to Menu Plan Monday! In a matter of days we went from the -30C (-22F) weather we had been experiencing for weeks to 3C (37F). I was able to go for a walk today with no toque, no scarf and no parka! Woohoo!! I’m hoping the warm weather sticks around for awhile, […]

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Two Commitments I Am Making in 2017

As is a common practice at this time of the year, many people set goals or commitments of what they hope to accomplish over the next 12 months. I’ve read many blog posts and watched a number of YouTube videos over the last week and wow there are some ambitious ladies out there with their […]

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My Top Organizing Posts of 2016

Hello! I hope the start of your new year is going well. Each year I like to take a minute to round-up some of my most popular organizing posts from the previous year. It’s always fun to dig into my analytics to find out which posts got the most traffic in any given month. So […]

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Quick Tip: Organized Elastic Ponytail Holders

The following is a guest post about organized ponytail holders from regular contributor, Rachel at Useful Beautiful Home. This is a quick minute or two transformation that I instantly loved. It’s easy to get caught up in the typical before & after results from large organizing projects and miss the beauty in simple everyday changes. […]

Filed under: Bathroom, Clutter Control, Guest Bloggers, Rachel

Menu Plan Monday ~ Jan 9/17

Hi friends, welcome to another organized menu plan week. I’ve got two slow cooker recipes on the menu this week to make life a little bit easier. I love getting dinner ready in the morning when I have more energy. I haven’t been feeling well lately so I need all the help I can get […]

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