004: Home: Meal Planning

Meal Planning: Organized Families Eat Healthier Guest Speaker: Amy Roskelley Has a Bachelors degree in Health Education Worked for 10 years with the State of Utah counseling State Employees on how to incorporate healthy habits Currently the owner of Super Healthy Kids, an online resource that helps kids eat healthier. Site offers recipes, meal plans […]

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Update for October 23rd, 2015

Well, it’s time for the weekly update for the Organize Family podcast and how things are going here. Overall, things are going well. We’re figuring out how to get show notes typed up and ready for the shows, figuring out the schedule, and getting things in people‚Äôs hands faster. And we’re enjoying the journey. So […]

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003: Finances: Budgeting

Show Outline 1. Stay organized financially 2. Philosophies 3. Budgeting Tools Family Finances Beginnings Started out just trying not to spend more than we earned. Didn’t help plan for future. Philosophies Live month to month or get ahead. Found a program called You Need A Budget that helps set aside money for big bills that […]

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Weekly Update

Just a quick update for those tuned in. The biggest news is that we’re live! We’re in iTunes and Sticher. If you look over on the right side of the site here you can see links to both of those sites as well as the feeds if you are are not an iTunes user. iTunes: […]

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002: Home: Packing Lists for Organized Family Trips

Summary Packing for relatives (food & home provided) Packing for hotel stay (shelter provided) Packing for camping (no food or shelter provided) Families can be organized when kids help by packing themselves so parents can focus on other packing Packing list template with blank number of shirts and shorts to fill in differently with each […]

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001: Kids: School Routines

Back to School A routine when they come home Hang up backpacks Wash hands Snack Homework Have supplies ready or at hand Station Amy mentioned Sean Covey’s “Work First Then Play” is from “The 7 Habits of Happy Kids”. In the adult version, by Stephen Covey the principle is called “First Things First.” Night and […]

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Our Final Prelaunch Review

What follows is our last prelaunch review. Status This week most of the work we did was related to the release of the podcast on Monday of next week. Dave spent some time typing up show notes and trying to configure computers to share the raw and edited audio files. Amy reviewed the final audio […]

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000: Introduction

Show Notes for Episode 000 Introductions A brief introduction to the Mitchells, the hosts of the Organized Family podcast. Dave Grew up as a military dependent Works as a software developer and as a software development manager Active in Boy Scouts and church, a member of the library board in our city Enjoys indoor activities […]

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Podcast Schedule

A Correction In our latest update, we made a mistake. We said episode four was going to be on Dead Space, while episode five was going to be about meal planning. That is incorrect. Episode four is on Meal Planning and Episode 5 is on Color Coded Kids. This brings us to an important point. […]

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Two Weeks Before Launch

This week we recorded a guest interview episode. We invited Amy Roskelley over to talk about meal planning and organizing your family to eat healthy meals. Amy is the owner of SuperHealthKids.com, which is a website that focuses on meal plans, recipes and tools to help kids eat healthier. It was a great interview and […]

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