• “Wet a plain kitchen sponge and place it in a ziplock baggie in the freezer. It’s great for bumps and bruises, tired eyes and overheated kids.” — V.I. in New Hampshire
• Always rest your bar soap on a sponge. You won’t have a soap slime problem ever again, and the soap stays put. When the sponge starts to look questionable, you can replace it or just toss it in the wash with your towels.
• “Sunday dinner is great for so many reasons, as our family reserves this day to be together at mealtime. It also has become a day to touch base on appointments and obligations for the coming week. We discuss what each of us has going on upcoming, and we post our schedules on the fridge on Sunday evening. This way, we can help one another and keep each of us accountable. It works for us!” — A.A. in California
• “A really nice gift for a family with young children is a family membership to a local science and history museum. It’s a gift that keeps on giving, and it’s very flexible, because with a membership, you can go all day or just a few hours to keep it light.” — C.W. in Virginia
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