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Linda Wolff

How To Survive Spring Cleaning

I love Spring. It’s my favorite time of year. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, the days are longer, and the promise of a lazy summer (I can dream, can’t I?) is just around the corner.

All that sunshine and fresh air, energizes me and puts me in the mood for a good spring cleaning (and a deep exfoliation). It makes me want to feng shui my life. One closet at a time.

I start with something easy: my kids’ closets. I set up camp in each kid’s closet and with their help, or in spite of it (Mini-Me can’t let go of anything, don’t know, ahem, who she gets that from), go through their clothes and shoes. We make a huge giveaway pile, for what no longer fits or is too worn out. She’s delighted, because to her, it means time to replenish. Read More

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Stop Telling Me It All Goes By So Fast

I was in a public parking lot, trying to get my starving, exhausted, tantrum-throwing kids into the car when a little old lady tottered up to me and said, “Enjoy it while they’re little! It goes by so fast!”

I looked up at her as I was karate chopping my son’s stiff-as-a-board body into his car seat and gave her a smile. A smile that said, “I want to strangle you.”

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Ban Bossy. Encourage Girls To Lead

You’ve probably heard about the new “Ban Bossy” campaign, sponsored by Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean in organization and Girl Scouts USA. Their site is an amazing resource for leadership tips and information for girls, parents, teachers, and more. We love what they’re doing and hope you do too! Read More