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Finding ME Time as a Mom

Everyone takes priority over you.  That is one of the wonderful things of being a mom that you love but also becomes tiring and overwhelming someday.  When the kids are young and the schedules are full, how DO you find ME time for mom?  The secret is to plan and think differently.  Your ME time […]

Clean Up In 30 Seconds

You may think I’m crazy but stick with me through this idea. To clean up in 30 seconds may seem like too short of a time to do anything at all. It isn’t a lot of time, it really isn’t, but that is the point of this article. The point is to set up something […]

The Best Plan Is The One You Will Stick With

I have the best intentions at the start of the week.  I am going to work out 30 minutes a day, I am going to meal prep and eat only fruits, veggies, and lean meats, I am going to play with my kids as soon as I get home from work and then do my […]

Do What You Want, What You Really Want

You know those days when you look up and realize it’s gone by so fast and you feel like you haven’t accomplished anything?  I try really hard to avoid those days.  Living life to the fullest, with no regrets is my goal every. single. day.  Whether that means turning all of my attention to my […]

Go To Bed Confident.

What we do during the day shapes our nights, our sleep, and then the next day. As a mom sometimes we don’t get as much done as we would have liked.  No, let me correct myself, we hardly ever get as much done as we would have liked.  I have learned after having 4 that […]

Sunday-ish. My IMperfect Weekly Chore List

We all know how crazy things can get when you have children. Keeping a strict daily and weekly chore chart is pretty impractical and mostly impossible. I realized this and figured out a system for a Sunday-ish list for us IMperfect moms. It takes the pressure off and gives you the freedom you need to […]

Chaos vs Organization-Why is it So Hard?

Why is it so hard to keep things organized? Going from chaos to organization with kids seems impossible some days but understanding why it is that way may help you accept the fact that you can’t “win” this fight, but merely teach, train, and discipline yourself and your children to do the best you can […]

Minimalist Views – Children’s Toys

If you read my articles you know that I try to be as real as possible.  You may detect a hint of minimalism about my articles when I speak about stuff.  Here is my minimalist views for my children’s toys…and everything else we own. I am not a huge minimalist but I do make sure things […]

Chores for kids by age-Teen Years

If you have read my articles on “chores for kids by age 5” and “chores for kids by age 12” you already have your child helping with everything in the house. Teens…well we all remember what it was like as a teen. It is an uphill battle with a teen. All the more reason to […]

Chores for kids by age 12

If you read my post for chores for kids by age 5 your child should already be picking up most of his toys on his own, helping mix ingredients and other simple tasks in the kitchen, dusting, vacuuming, wiping the bathroom, feeding the family pet, and putting away his own clothes from the laundry.  You […]

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