6 reasons to ditch the toys

Stop buying your kids toys.  Seriously.  Stop. These toys are not making your kids happy in the long run.  Have you ever watched your child try to play in a room crammed full of toys?  My kids have anxiety all over their face when they are forced to make a decision in a mountain of toys.  Don't stress out your kids, just ditch the toys. Its messy I hear it over and over again.  The playroom is out of control.  We don't have enough room for all the toys.  Toys have taken over the house.  It … [Read more...]

4 Activities For Kids When Mom is Busy

  I don't know about you but my kids are always with me.  Literally, always.  My husband is home on the weekends and that's it.  Monday through Thursday it's just the girls and me.  Anything that I need to get done I have to do with both kids. While to I recommend letting your kids be more involved in the housekeeping routine I realize there are times when you just need to get something done in a hurry.  Maybe your mom is stopping by to pick up one of the kids or the cable guy has … [Read more...]

Have a clean home in an hour

Have a Clean Home in an Hour It does not need to take you more than an hour per day to clean your home.  You can totally have a clean home in an hour per day.  If you have a schedule you always know what needs to be done, you can put all your to-do items on a rotating schedule and you can spend all that extra time with your kids. Stay-at-home moms are still in charge of homemaking. Homemaking is such a dirty word these days.  It somehow makes most women feel inferior, like taking care of … [Read more...]

Organizing Tips to Save Your Sanity and Help You Succeed

Before we even jump into organizing I want to share with you a few tips on how I stick to a plan and don't pull my hair out.  These are ways that I keep my sanity and ways that help me succeed.  All our lives are different.  We have different schedules, different homes, different taste buds.... But if you start implementing these four things into your schedules you will see a HUGE difference in stress level and success rate. Give yourself Grace I'm going to preach this over and over. You are … [Read more...]