• A Simple Idea for Helping Kids Pack
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    Packing for your Kid’s Trip

    A Simple Idea for Helping your Kids Pack With summer trips comes helping your kids pack. Summer break usually involves some type of individual trip for at least one of my kids, whether that’s going to camp or a trip to visit family. This summer is no different. My goal is to help my kids learn how to pack (and to return home with their belongings). While, I do have a child that is able to pack completely independently, I’ve found a simple idea that works well to help aide a child who may still benefit from some guidance. Originally, I came up with this idea when my son was…

  • Packing Move
    Life Organized,  Moving

    Packing for a Move

    Part 1 of 3 in a Moving Series Moving often feels overwhelming and packing is a big part of moving! Our family has always done our own packing, often (although, not always) with the amazing help of family (when we’ve lived nearby) who have generously donated their time to help us with the process either in entertaining young children or lending a hand to help pack (or both- thanks mom). We’ve learned a few things about packing throughout all our moves. 7 Tips for Packing See if you can find free boxes. Call local stores and ask if they have any free boxes you can come pick up. We have…