A 5-minute read on how to declutter your home fast!
The good news is that my home isn’t a contender for the latest episode of Hoarders.
The bad news is that there’s still far too much clutter lurking around.
Behind cupboard doors, stuffed in drawers, piles of paper and half-done projects. Then there’s paperwork to be sorted, receipts to be filed and an over-flowing wardrobe.
A ten-minute read: realistic, simple living tips to reduce the overwhelm and instead live a simpler, more joyful life.
I was beating myself up about being so unorganized. Again.
I just couldn’t keep up.
With the house. The finances. The meals. The kid’s activities. Forgetting important things and
feeling like I was losing my mind.
As a mother, I know the benefits that routines can have on my children. They are calmer, happier, less tired and better behaved when the routines in their lives are operating well.
Yet, I’ve never been so strict with myself in regard to the routines that would help ME be, well… calmer, happier, less tired and yes, probably even better ‘behaved’ too?!
Let's be realistic - no matter what you have to do or whatever time you have to get there by, mornings can be chaotic when you're trying to get the kids ready and out the door on time.
Yet some people make it look so easy, don't they?
They arrive at the school drop-off/day-care/workplace looking like they are totally chill. They aren’t raising their voices, or rushing their children along and they are calm and relaxed.Continue reading