Archive for category Jo’s Quick Tips

Color code it. If you have more than one child, color code their items for school and home, so you always remember what belongs to whom in case they misplace an item or leave it hanging around where it shouldn’t be. For example, for one child, a blue bath towel, lunch box, and toothbrush. Red […]

quick-tip-color-codeColor code it. If you have more than one child, color code their items for school and home, so you always remember what belongs to whom in case they misplace an item or leave it hanging around where it shouldn’t be. For example, for one child, a blue bath towel, lunch box, and toothbrush. Red for another. Green for another. Etc.

Read More
Keep screens out of the kitchen during dinner time. Ensure that your mealtimes are phone-free and gadget-free zones. Turn gadgets off and turn on the conversation while you eat. Better yet, collect everyone’s phone/video game./ipad and put them (turned off) in a basket until after your dinner is over and the table has been cleared. […]

Keep screens out of the kitchen during dinner time. Ensure that your mealtimes are phone-free and gadget-free zones. Turn gadgets off and turn on the conversation while you eat. Better yet, collect everyone’s phone/video game./ipad and put them (turned off) in a basket until after your dinner is over and the table has been cleared. You could even use this time to charge all of your gadgets!

Read More