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Why A Chore Chart Won’t Fix Your Kids

January 20, 2021

Have you ever bought a chore chart, thinking it was the golden ticket to finally getting your kids doing chores? And then, a few days or weeks later, you were sorely disappointed? Welcome to the Club of Disappointed Chore Chart Moms! I’m actually embarrassed by how many charts I’ve purchased over the years: some magnetic, […]

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How To Handle a Child Chore System the Right Way

January 18, 2021

I’m getting ready to say something REALLY controversial…A Child Chore System should NOT be your first priority if you are trying to lighten you own cleaning load and get your home in order. Isn’t that a weird thing for a woman who has built her whole business around teaching Moms how to get their children […]

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Why All Of Your Past Decluttering Efforts Have Failed

December 22, 2020

How many times in the past have your efforts at decluttering failed? Having a clutter-free home was my New Year’s Resolution year after year. And then, year after year, I failed. I tried every method out there to get the clutter under control…Flylady, KonMarie, you name it, I tried it. But I never got very […]

HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR HOME LIKE MAGIC WITH A HOUSEKEEPING RESET

January 25, 2020

  The past few weeks have been super busy in my family. I’ve been driving different kids to different places, going out for appointments, and the usual grocery shopping. All of this additional time outside of the home has really taken a toll on my normal housekeeping routine. I’ve been feeling perpetually behind, and getting […]

TOY ORGANIZATION- FROM A MOTHER OF 10 CHILDREN

January 25, 2020

  Our toy box used to be the equivalent of a black hole, you could find anything in there! It used to be completely unorganized, and a stashing ground for anything and everything, kind of like the junk drawer. When I would tell the children to clean up the living room, they would basically just […]

TIDYING UP-LEAVE EVERY ROOM BETTER THAN YOU FOUND IT

January 25, 2020

  You know that little concept that your mother or father taught you whenever you would borrow something from a friend or neighbor? “Always return it in better condition than you received it in.” This is a fantastic concept and one that we should all make sure to pass down to our own children. But […]

Being a Hot Mess Mama is a Cop Out

November 18, 2019

It’s time for a mom-rant… Maybe I’ve seen one too many “hot mess mama” memes on Instagram, but it’s time for me to speak out on the idea that being a hot mess mama is your only fate if you are a mother. This is an easy thing to accept, especially when: It’s plastered all […]