Carolyn Campbell

Keep Family Time First On Your Holiday List

(Dec. 01, 2007) - Time with children is the first activity parents abandon when holiday demands get hectic. Simplifying expectations and demands can help parents keep quality time a priority during the hectic-ness of the holidays.

All Work and Not Enough Play: Avoiding Burnout in After-School Activities

(Jun. 21, 2003) - While choosing a child’s activities is certainly an individual choice, what guidelines do professionals suggest parents consider to avoid burnout and keep activity participation stress-free?

Building yearly memoriesCreating a Birthday Scrapbook is easy, and a very special record of your child's growing up

(Apr. 21, 2001) - Lisa Bearnson first discovered scrapbooking at age seven, and quickly became addicted. ÔI started with a passion for saving memorabilia that was very therapeutic for me as I was growing up," says Bearnson. Now, as the founding editor of Creating Keepsakes Magazine, this mom who works at home has turned her lifelong passion into a hugely successful business.

Kids and Clutter: Family life doesnÕt have to be messy

(Aug. 21, 2000) - Five years ago, I won a CHAOS contest sponsored by my local newspaper. CHAOS stands for "Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome," because my house was so cluttered and disorganized. When my sister suggested I enter the competition, I wasn't humiliated - I laughed because we were so deserving.

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