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The Excuses That Professional Organizers Hear
When I tell people that I am a Professional Organizer, their response is usually the same, "boy do I need you in my house!" and they laugh. So it got me thinking about what some of the things are that...
5/17/13 at 8:55 AM How To Get The Male Gender To Organize 5/10/13 at 9:04 AM
Skills I Want My Boys To Have 5/3/13 at 9:52 AM
Popular baby names for each state available
Did you check to see how popular your name is? Last week the Social Security Administration announced the most popular baby names nationally for 2012. For years after 1879 you can learn the national ...
5/16/13 at 3:56 PM When plans change – work after retirement and your Social Security 5/15/13 at 3:14 PM
How popular is your name? 5/13/13 at 1:41 PM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM Hungry? Help us make 23-cent meals! 12/20/12 at 11:45 AM
A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
Moving in with the adult children
Are middle-aged adults ready to have their aging parents move in with them? Sort of, but if the results of a recent survey are any indication, many adult children anticipate there will be some diffic...
5/6/13 at 2:49 PM Parents, overweight kids and a minefield of blame and judgment 2/8/13 at 11:56 AM
The primary care doctor: someone who knows you 1/30/13 at 12:50 PM
A Real Treat
This past week was substantial for many reasons. I landed in NYC Tuesday to prepare for the very first annual Family Dinner Conference on the campus of NYU presented by Time at the Table. We w...
4/21/13 at 1:56 PM New Chapter? This is a New Book! 1/14/13 at 7:00 PM
Time to Celebrate 11/2/12 at 9:13 AM
More than a house...
A house, no matter how large or majestic, is really just a shell. It is what you put into it that makes a home. And it is what you take out of it that makes it hard to ever see it again as just a hous...
4/11/13 at 10:32 PM Pass the Miracle Grow. 2/9/13 at 10:28 PM
You call it chaos... 1/12/13 at 6:01 PM
The Skinny on Bountiful Baskets
Oilfield life often comes with living in small towns with inflated prices on groceries. Selections are scarce, prices are high, lines are long, and trying to find good-for-you foods is just plain inc...
4/3/13 at 9:37 AM So You're Moving to BoomTown, USA... Now What? 3/4/13 at 1:42 PM
Happy Easter Coloring Page
Happy Easter! Here's an Easter Coloring page for you to download and print by clicking here. ...
3/30/13 at 3:22 PM Don't miss the Art Wise Elementary Art Show! 3/18/13 at 9:43 AM
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus 12/23/12 at 11:10 PM
Service can lead to meaningful connections. True service comes from a desire to help others, rather than from an expectation of rewards or recognition. Youth may choose to serve family, friends, membe...
1/22/13 at 11:00 AM The Influence of Family Political Discussions on Youth 12/11/12 at 10:49 AM
Thanks Family Fun Day Volunteers! 7/30/12 at 9:20 AM
Looking for the area's messiest desk!
Packrats everywhere claim that "a clean desk is the sign of a sick mind." If that's true we are about to introduce you to some very healthy people. The Messy Desk is a celebration of the messiest des...
1/2/13 at 5:10 PM Tickled Pink about Livin Up! 12/6/12 at 12:00 PM
We want your Christmas memories and traditions! 12/5/12 at 5:06 PM
I over did it. With food, not exercise. Unfortunately. And...fortunately! This holiday season, I kind of let myself slip a little. Okay, maybe more than a little. But, you want to know what? I'm o...
12/25/12 at 11:08 AM What did I do? 3/21/12 at 3:45 PM
Here's this week's recipe! 12/1/11 at 7:53 AM
So You Didn't Win the Powerball
Maybe that's a good thing. Because maybe what gets sacrificed when suddenly adding all those zeroes to your bank account is something that no amount of money can buy. I was driving back from Thanksgi...
11/30/12 at 9:57 AM Alone on Thanksgiving 11/23/12 at 10:16 AM
A Generation Back From the Dead 7/23/12 at 11:07 AM
A Costa Rican Paradise!
What a busy summer it has been! Is anyone ready for this winter to come? Well I have a destination I want to tell you about. In June I had a great opportunity to visit Costa Rica. I do have to say it ...
8/22/12 at 8:52 AM
Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
Thursday, August 16 is a historic day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council. At 11:00 AM we are dedicating the new Jon L. Wanzek Center for Scouting that will serve as the regional headquarters ...
8/15/12 at 5:12 PM New High Adventure Base 11/19/09 at 12:13 PM
Spend time with your kids. The disappearing ruler. 10/5/09 at 12:09 PM
HRSA boosts UND Physician Assistant Program’s service to underserved North Dakota
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded almost $1 million to the Physician Assistant Program in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of North Dakota Schoo...
8/15/12 at 7:46 AM UND INMED students to learn about family meals 6/14/12 at 2:56 PM
Book author to discuss mystery behind 1920 North Dakota mass murder at Turtle Lake: former UND faculty member Vernon Keel at UND Bookstore Sept. 21 9/16/11 at 11:18 AM