How I cut down on laundry time

October 18, 2013
Laundry back up

The rhythm of a new school year was weeks old when I remembered an important check point. I needed to add a new responsibility to my girls’ chore list. I didn’t add anything the year before. And I forgot this year (clearly I need a new plan) but last year, I remembered. Problem was, what […]

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A Day Well Spent ( A Poem)

May 16, 2013

It’s been quiet here. End of the year home school units and soccer have consumed my time. But today is the monthly Heart at Home blog hop (join us?). The topic continues to mirror Jill Savage’s book: No More Perfect Moms. As I tried to write about my imperfect days, I realized two things. 1) God is […]

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How Banana Splits Helped My Girls Clean Keep Their Room Clean

January 24, 2013
Kids and messy rooms

Carefully selected bribes should be the friend of every mama. I first used them when potty training ( my youngest who didn’t want to use the potty ever, learned quickly when her daddy promised a princess dress) and have never looked back. Sure, I wish they would just do what I say because I am […]

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Confession: I am a disorganized STAHM

January 17, 2013
Disorganized office

Sigh. I always thought I wasn’t a perfectionist. I don’t need things to be perfect(I just don’t try to do them if I don’t think I can do it well). I can handle living in a mess (for a time).  Jill Savage’s book No More Perfect Moms is messing with my self image.But I promised […]

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Storing Her Creations without Clutter

August 14, 2012
kids art storage

School is starting soon. I wish I was the organized person who used the end of the school year to organize things, but really, it is the start of a new school year that kicks me in to panic mode and makes me start organizing. I feel a need to get it under control before […]

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