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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

"Simplify It" - De-Cluttering

Today we have some simple organizing tips to help us "Simplify It" in our home bathrooms, medicine cabinets and even when it comes to our role as Mom the Nurse. Be sure to grab today's party favor and enter to WIN our daily GIFT giveaway. Let's go "Simplify It"

Katrina Camero shares with us simple steps to an organized medicine cabinet.

How to Organize your Medicine Cabinet -- powered by eHow.com

MOM the NurseBy: Trisha Novotny

As a mom we wear many different hats and one of those is being the nurse or home health care provider to my family. However, being a mom does not make me an expert when it comes to dispensing medications to my family. Over the years of my mom journey I have often had to place a call to my Pediatrician office to inquire whether it is safe to take two different medications at the same time, what is the correct dose to give my child or even which over the counter medication will work best? Have you made those same phone calls?

I have found a way we Moms ( nurses) can simplify these calls and save ourselves time. I now use Drugs.com www.drugs.com. Drugs.com is the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing us moms with free, accurate and independent advice on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products.
Their recently released, award winning tool, MedNotes, provides a free online personalized medication management program that can be used to organize and keep track of your entire families medication profile.

MedNotes allows you to keep separate medication lists for yourself, family members or patients. Specify age and sex separately for each profile to get only the most relevant information. Options are also available for pregnancy and lactation warnings. Physicians and researchers can also build profiles for each of their patients or keep a handy list of all medications prescribed.

MedNotes offers
  • Instant access to detailed warning and interaction information.
  • Receive email notifications of new warnings and new drugs in the pipeline.
  • Access easy to read consumer information, news, drug images and user ratings.
  • Printer friendly reports for discussion with your doctor or pharmacist
Drugs.com is just another way to "Simplify" our lives as moms.

MOM Tips
By: Sandy www.organizewithsandy.com

Solutions for Your Children's Bathroom
When Dave and I were married two years ago his family moved into the home I was living in. It's not a real big home for 7 people, but we manage fine. But being able to figure things out like towel racks in a bathroom has been interesting.
Having 5 children and only 1 towel rack was not going to work unless I wanted to have them grab a clean towel everyday. No thank you to that much laundry. So this was my solution. I decided peg board would do the trick, but didn't want ugly brown stuff on my bathroom wall making it look like a garage. I found this online after much searching. It has worked out great. The kids have 2 hooks each that they can put their towels and robes on. They each have their own bins that their toothbrushes can go in. Then there is one larger bin that the brushes and combs can go in. I put their names with letter stickers on the front of their little bins too.
Sometimes you just have to think outside the box.

Organize with Sandy

Blog: www.organizewithsandy.blogspot.com/
Web: www.organizewithsandy.com
E-mail: organizewithsandy@yahoo.com
Phone: 740-817-2203

Time to open another GIFT ( giveaway)

Today's gift ( giveaway) is a 100% biodegradable, absorbent, re-usable multi-use cloth called SKOY cloth
What is SKOY?

is an eco-friendly household cleaning cloth that outlasts 15 rolls of paper towels. This new approach to cleaning boasts a cloth that is 100% biodegradable, natural, and re-usable. The SKOY cloth has an absorption factor of 15x its own weight, which makes it far superior than any other cloth on the market. SKOY is a durable cloth that is washer and dryer safe, which means it can be used over and over again. This European-made product is non-toxic and utilizes original artwork designs to add fun as well as function to the kitchen or bathroom.

Be a Eco-friendly MOM and get SKOY

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SKOY and 24/7 MOMS are giving away TWO 4-packs of mixed colors with flower print cloths. To enter for your chance to win, enter your name and email address in the box below you will be signed up for today's giveaway as well as be added to the 24/7 MOMS E-list(if you are not already a 24/7 MOMS subscriber). Drawing to be held on February 1, 2009

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