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Life Hacks for Busy Moms

Life Hacks for Busy Moms

Being a mom is a demanding job. (Boy, what an understatement!) We're here to help! These 20+ tricks will get those must-haves done faster, leaving more time for the stuff you actually want to do.

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Make Life Easier Hacks

Boost your productivity with these must-download organization apps!
These clever ideas will have you saying “Why didn’t I think of that?!”
Cutting corners never looked so great.
Is your kid dragging out the nightly rituals? No problem! Just try these simple strategies and outwit any stalling tactic that comes your way.
Ready for a revolution? How scaling down on stuff can improve your family’s quality of life.
These 19 amazing family apps help with homework, chores, scheduling and more.

Morning Hacks

There’s no better time than September to begin building good habits — starting with smoothing morning madness.
Ready to say bye-bye to bedhead? If you have two minutes, you can pull off these three easy hairdos with plenty of time (and style) to spare.
Here's a step-by-step guide to a 15-minute, total-body workout you can do at home.
Preparation is key for making your preschooler's mornings a success.
Jack Forman of the kid band Recess Monkey, shares his fave a.m. songs.

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Homework Hacks

Sometimes taking the stress out of homework means taking a step back. Learn how to curb your hands-on habits and help your kids do their best.
Whether your kid is a preschooler or a soon-to-be-middle-schooler, she can learn how to meet deadlines, follow a schedule, and more!
Hitting the books shouldn’t feel like a test for kids or parents. Here's a smoother way to help with homework.
These phone and tablet apps will enrich storytime at home or on the road.
Wading through homework can be the bane of the school year. Here are 10 tips to help your kid make homework manageable.

Meal Hacks

These meals will be on the table in 20 minutes or less!
With these easy make-ahead dinners, you'll be able to feed your crew a delicious homemade meal even when you're crazy busy!
Maximize fun family time by minimizing, and sharing, kitchen tasks.

Keep ‘Em Busy Hacks

Kids can (and almost always should) help around the house. Here's what they are capable of.
Chores and fun in the same breath? You bet. Here, some ideas for getting kids to beat you at the cleaning game.
Free printable coloring pages to enjoy together.
Wooden dowel and popsicle stick DIYs to keep kids entertained.
Author Donna Bozzo shares easy ways to pack family fun into everyday.

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