Managing Your Home
Kids and Household Chores
Kids always want to gain more privileges ("Mom, can I have a cell phone?"), but when it comes to responsibilities, like household chores, well, they'll just as soon opt out. Household chores are rarely met with enthusiasm. But in the long run we're doing our kids a disservice if we don't teach them how to take care of household chores. And in...See submissions
Saving Time and Money at the Grocery Store
Saving both money and time is a neat trick that most of us wish we could do everywhere -- not just the grocery store. So often the two have an inverse relationship. Saving money takes time; saving time costs money. But with some practice you can save time and money at the grocery store.
About - Meal Planner
What's for dinner? Don't have an answer, then start planning your meals with About.com's My Meal Planner tool. You can save and create menus using a simple calendar tool. You'll never run out of meal ideas again.
Parents struggling to pack school lunches kids will eat find that when they...
Parents struggling to pack school lunches kids will eat find that when they have a say about what goes into school lunches, kids are more likely to eat them--rather than trading or, worse, throwing them away. And when kids can become proficient at packing their own lunch, this is one less job for mom and dad.
10 Easy Steps To Reduce Your Piles of Paper
Kids seem to generate an inordinate amount of paperwork that piles up on the kitchen counter or, even worse, in your home office. Sarah Aguirre, About.com's Guide to Housekeeping, offers a system for dealing with all the paper.
Organizing for Your Children
Getting your kids organized is no easy feat, but it can be done! You can utilize their existing space, and incorporate affordable storage options that will teach your kids to be organized, says Dena Pasis, About.com's Guide to Personal Organizing.
Practical Picnic Gear for Families
That little wicker basket from your pre-baby days won't cut it when you have little ones on your picnic. Shop for practical picnic gear.
10 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes
Like it or not, cooking is often on the work-at-home moms' to-do lists. But it doesn't have to take all day. Stephanie Gallagher, About.com's Guide to Cooking for Kids, list ten quick recipes that kids will like.
How To How to Organize Your Grocery Shopping Trips
Grocery shopping is often part of a work-at-home mom's day, but it doesn't have to take all day. Dena Pasis, About.com's Guide to Personal Organizing, shows you how to be organized at the grocery.