House is messy, you feel crazy. House is clean, you feel calm. True? Not true? How is outer order related to our emotions? Join April Perry and Gretchen Rubin in this fun conversation that will give you powerful ideas and practical tips to consider in journey of deliberate motherhood.
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We often make “to-do” lists, but have you ever made a “don’t” list? It’s one tool I’m using to identify what I am choosing not to focus on at this time in my life. And it’s helped me get rid of some of the guilt we carry around as mothers for not being able to do it all.
I’m not judging anyone who hands his or her kids the latest iPhone; several of my favorite teens carry one in their pockets. But if you buy your teen a little red flip phone, I promise they won’t be alone. And they’ll probably thank you for it.
Once I admired the museum-like homes of women who decorate with exquisite vases and see the sunrise through fingerprint-free windows. But museums are for halted history. My life is in vibrant, living color. The signs are everywhere, splashed across the canvas of our home where we are alive and well.
Rather than tossing all of your money into one savings and one checking account, try opening these seven (or more) accounts. It may be just the step your family needs to get your budgeting and spending on track!
Are you looking to finally de-clutter your house? This book really is what it claims in the title: life changing. It’s an easy-to-read way that guides readers to systematically de-clutter their homes, and, in the process, their lives.
In this episode, April and Saren talk you through how you can realistically clean out your home and make it the beautiful place you dream of – plus help your whole family KEEP it that way.
Let’s say you have a plan for involving your family in your household routines & responsibilities. It’s time to take you out of the middle and let a handy-dandy chart or list act as the reminder instead of your nagging!
How does a mom de-clutter, organize, and maintain her home when there are children living IN it–and when she has a zillion other things to do? This podcast will point you in the right direction.
Tired of begging, nagging, and threatening your kids to clean up? Read these creative suggestions from Danielle Porter to make clean-up time fun!
If you often feel like you’re surrounded with “stuff,” you’re not alone. Join April Perry and Alice Fulton Osborne as they discuss practical strategies for streamlining our lives. (It will do more for you than you think!)
Feeling overwhelmed by the stuff in your home? In this episode, April and Saren offer practical tips for streamlining and organizing the toys, clothes, dishes and furnishings. Join the conversation!