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The Lecture And The Example

Posted: May 17, 2019

By Master Christopher Rappold

How many sayings do you recall from your childhood that your parents used to quote? As I think about the ones that most resonate with me are the ones I find repeating to my own daughters (something I swore I would never do… oh well!)


5 Self Defense Tips for Defeating the Cold and Flu

Posted: May 17, 2019

By Master Christopher Rappold When we speak of SELF-defense it shouldn’t start with protecting against another person, it truly should start with what we do to keep ourselves healthy.  Let’s face it, because of privilege of where we live, we are more than likely to have to protect ourselves more frequently from the cold and flu than from physical attack.   With this being said, here are five tips to keep you and your family healthy when the doors close and windows stay shut till late March:


10 Quotes to Help You Finish 2016 Personal Best Strong

Posted: May 17, 2019

Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to hold on.


How do you start your new year? Let’s get organized!

Posted: May 17, 2019

Over the next few weeks we will share 23 game-changing tips from real-mom professional organizers from Parents Magazine. Four professional organizer moms share their secrets for controlling clutter and managing the unique breed of mess that families make.

Stephanie Christopoulos


Massachusetts Parents! Tips to getting your children more organized in 2017!

Posted: May 17, 2019

from Parents Magazine

When you’re faced with a daunting organizing task, try The Pomodoro Technique, a simple productivity system that helps you break a project into focused blocks of time (25 minutes) followed by a five-minute break to recharge. It’s helpful for tackling dreaded projects such as piles of unfiled paperwork.

It’s great to get kids involved in the process of purging. My trick is to ask them, “What feels babyish?” Kids love the idea of being a big boy or a big girl, which allows them to let go.  Tip: Remember: There is no magic container. Getting organized is about reducing the clutter to begin with.


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