As the holiday decorations start to get put away, you’re probably thinking ahead to the new year. A new year means an opportunity for a clean slate, a fresh start. And as you work towards that fresh start, you’re probably looking for organization projects to tackle around the house. But what’s going to provide the biggest transformation? What should you organize first? Keep reading for my list of 12 things to organize for a fresh start in the new year!
While Thanksgiving is usually consumed with cooking and football, it’s also important to set aside time for the tiny humans in our lives! For example, my five and three-year-old can only do so much in the kitchen, and they aren’t interested in watching football. So if your kids are like mine, I’m here to help! Check out these 10 Thanksgiving games and activities for kids.
As parents, it’s SO EASY to get carried away at Christmas. We get caught up in that Christmas magic; it’s just so fun to buy things for our kids! As we shop we’re anticipating their joy when they open everything. But what’s the consequence? We inevitably spend too much money, and we fill our house with more stuff. Not to mention, our kids usually have other people ALSO shopping for them; so there’s no reason we have to go overboard with our shopping! This year, I want you to try the “five gift rule”! So…what is the five gift rule?
One of the most common things that I hear from moms is that they can’t keep their house clean; there’s always something in the way of them completing all the housework. Now, I’m not a fan of housework, but I’m also not a fan of a messy house. I can’t STAND clutter, it just screws up my whole vibe. The only way that I’m able to consistently keep my house clean is with a cleaning schedule. This post will break down what a cleaning schedule is, why you need one, and how to start your own. PLUS it includes a FREE printable!
I know that in order to accomplish everything on your list, you’re willing to sacrifice sleep. Whether it’s staying up later, or getting up earlier, you’re losing precious time to rest so that you can accomplish all the housework, your actual work, or to just simply have some peace and quiet. But when you push sleep to the bottom of you priority list, you’re really doing yourself a disservice. In this post I’m going to break down why moms need to stop sacrificing sleep.