Tips for Making a Home Schedule When You Have Very Small Children

Keeping to an exact routine with small children in the home is very, very difficult so don't feel bad if you just can't seem to ever  pull it off.  All those shiny, homemaking binders filled with printable checklists that promise to organize your life if you just stick to the routine are just pretty, little …

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The To-Do List is Only a Tool

Don't become a slave to your To-Do list.  If you're stressed out and it feels like a huge weight, your mind-set is all wrong.  The secret is to focus and take satisfaction in what can reasonably get done and realize tomorrow is another opportunity to get some more done. It is only a tool. It's …

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To-Do (Mostly) Every Month

BATHROOM Clean individual toothbrush bins and drawer Wipe down hand soap and hand sanitizer dispensers and wash tray BASEMENT & LAUNDRY AREA Declutter and tidy 15 min. Dust Wipe down washer and dryer Clean fingerprints off doors, walls, lightswitches/doorsknobs Polish glass Vacuum Match socks in mismatched sock bin Put plastic grocery bags in car to …

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How to Handle Family Dinner with Children Under Five

Did you once have visions of happy family dinners with adults and children smiling, enjoying conversation and some good natured teasing... .....in which no one's feelings get hurt because the love is so apparent, ....in which interesting current events are discussed rationally and calmly, ...in which everyone loves everything you serve because it not only …

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