Confession: I am a neat freak. I used to ask my mom if I could organize her kitchen cupboards…just for fun. You get the picture…I’m weird!
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There seems to be a secret code of uniformity in cabinet organization. But, when you have a family of five squeezed into a 2-bedroom apartment, sometimes you have to buck the code. Especially when homeschooling is involved.
I’ve been working alongside my children ever since they were able to swing a Swiffer duster and my children are generally sweet, but up to this point, I’ve felt like the incessant nag. If you have a few minutes here’s how a specific family system can work in your home.
Today’s post is based on Mind Organization for Moms, a GTD®-based system developed by April Perry at Power of Moms. The fact is that there are more things to do in life than time to do them, and whenever I’m feeling overwhelmed, it’s generally because I’m trying to put too much on my plate. I understand […]
I love getting emails. Notes from friends, newsletters, invitations, project updates, blog comments . . . sometimes my email inbox feels like my portal to the “real world.” However, when my portal starts getting crowded, it drives me crazy to dig through (and stress over) thousands of messages–some marked with stars, some needing a quick […]
A few nights ago, I collapsed on the couch after tucking my children into bed, and I thought I’d look through a few blogs before heading out to a baby shower. As I looked through a seemingly-endless stream of perfectly-decorated homes, darling crafts, and breathtaking photography, I started to feel like an absolute zero. I […]
James Allen has put together a beautiful collection of thoughts and ideas designed to improve the way we think. The book is only 50 pages long, but it is powerful, inspiring, and amazing! The description from the front cover reads, “Throughout his life, James Allen (1864-1912) sought an oasis of tranquility amidst…
As the mother of three small children, I used to waste time and energy moping that despite my desire to maintain a clean and orderly home, I would never have four hours to clean the entire house. Using the 15-minute-a-day approach has brought amazing results! My home is never immaculate, but now it is always pretty clean. Who new 15 minutes a day could make such a big…