My 7-year old is a disaster...when it comes to organizing, that is. Step One was getting her to realize things don't belong under the couch, on the couch, or in the middle of the kitchen. That's when we introduced the Karate Kid method.
Homework time is upon us again! Chantol Sego has some excellent ideas to keep your kids on task: a "homework board," a "homework box," and project planning template you can download!
My definition of balance is more a feeling that I am doing the best I can in each area of my life at any given moment. Because honestly, when you try to get all of items on the top of this equation to equal balance, not everything is going to run smoothly.
I have been a wife for almost 13 years and a mother for almost 11, but I admit that I am "domestically disabled".