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Four techniques you can use when you have a full schedule to make you day less stressful and more enjoyable. Perfect for getting through busy weekends.

Does Your Schedule Run Your Life?

Do you ever feel like your schedule is running your life? The other weekend was kind of like that. On Saturday we had an inspection at my house at 9 am, T had dance class at 10, I had to go to the store to pick up something for my brother’s pot luck engagement party later … Read More

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5 Top Tips for Decluttering With Kids

Decluttering is hard. Decluttering with kids is even harder.  When we start to sort through our kids belongings, we get nostalgic, they discover how much they really love that thing they never played with for the last year, and letting go becomes hard.  The following 5 tips will help you to declutter your kids’ rooms with … Read More


5 Secrets for Creating Your Morning Routine

Mornings are the worst! You need to get yourself, your spouse, and your kids out the door dressed, fed, and ready to take on the world.  It’s a monumental task. The best way to streamline this process is to create a morning routine.  The following tips will help you to create a morning routine that … Read More

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The Busy Mom’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

This guide walks you through some of the major areas of spring cleaning the busy mom way.  It has been spring for a few days now, so its officially time to start opening the doors and windows and cleaning house.  But if you are like me, you don’t suddenly have tons of time to devote to … Read More

The 3 parts we used to create a bedtime routine that works. No bedtime tantrums or being called to all evening when all you want to do is relax.

A Bedtime Routine that Works

Getting your kids to bed is hard.  They don’t want to go to bed yet, they want these pjs not those, they need 10 bedtime stories, now they need water…. Getting the kids finally settled can be exhausting especially when you are already exhausted.  I’m usually on my own for bedtime since my husband mostly works nights. … Read More


Pantry Quickies: Quick Tips For Cleaning Your Pantry

It happens to all of us. We have the best of intentions for an organized pantry. We plan to use things before they expire and keep things rotating. Then one day we look in our pantry and it’s a mess. Something has spilled, other things have  expired and our organized rows have become a jumble. … Read More


Quick Tips To Make Cleaning Go Faster

Quick Tips To Make Cleaning Go Faster I hate cleaning. Plus sometimes it just feels like a wasted effort when the mess is back an hour later.  And then if that weren’t enough to dissuade you, the time it takes can be incredible.  Hours to clean what takes my kids 30 seconds to dirty.  On … Read More

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Staying Fit During the Holidays

Staying Fit During the Holidays It is that time of year when foods are rich and desserts seem to be available in abundance.  Even those who have a steady fitness routine throughout the year can succumb to the temptation of holiday treats.  It really is hard this time of year with less opportunities to workout … Read More

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Tips For Reducing Your Holiday Shopping Stress

Tips For Reducing Your Holiday Shopping Stress I know, I know, it’s not even Halloween and I’m talking holiday shopping.  I’m the first to complain when I see Christmas decorations up before Thanksgiving.  I am all about giving each holiday it’s due. Plus now that I have a child that can actually anticipate holidays, I … Read More


Tips For Dressing Your Breastfeeding Body

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Therefore, if you follow the link and make a purchase, the blog receives a small commission. Tips For Dressing Your Breastfeeding Body In case you didn’t know, the only thing more difficult and awkward than dressing a pregnant body, is dressing a postpartum body. Especially if you are breastfeeding. … Read More