Some people talk about how September is the like the start of a “new year”. I look at it as a chance to do a fall reset. After a summer of pushing the schedule to the side, ignoring the last of the items on the to-do list, and burning the candle at both ends, it’s… Continue reading It’s Never Too Late for a Fall Reset
Once you’ve decided to live a more organized life, it can be hard to know where to begin. In fact, it can be downright overwhelming. I wrote a recent post on dealing with the overwhelm when it comes to organization, but that doesn’t help with day-to-day living. If you read my post on spring cleaning I… Continue reading Organized Living: Deciding Where to Begin
The start of a new school year can be exhausting. There are new schedules to follow, new routines to put into place, new activities to participate in, and new people to meet. Unless you and your children have kept up the same pace all summer as you did during the school year, chances are you’re… Continue reading Back to School: Planning Ahead
Transitioning from the unstructured, care-free days of summer to a daily schedule of school, after-school activities, and homework can be stressful and frustrating for both parents and children. It doesn’t have to be. The key to success is getting back into a routine before the school year starts. Ideally, you want to start two weeks… Continue reading Back to School: Creating a Routine
You can create the best daily routine, planned from the minute you wake up until the minute you go to bed, but if it doesn’t work with your lifestyle then you are not going to follow it. One of the first things you need to do when creating a daily routine is to capitalize on… Continue reading Time Management: Tips and Tricks for Creating a Daily Routine
Charles Spurgeon said, “Begin as you mean to go on, and go on as you began.” Having always been a morning person, I love this quote. I fully believe that your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day. If you get up and lounge about, checking social media and watching YouTube videos… Continue reading Time Management: Developing a Morning Routine
Whenever I mention to someone that I’m planning my spring cleaning, working on my spring cleaning, or just say the words spring spring cleaning, I’m always met with the same response, “You still do that?” Yes, I do. In fact, I do it again before Christmas and call it fall cleaning, and today I’m going to… Continue reading Spring Cleaning: Is it Still Necessary?