9 Habits of a Successful Homemaker

Reasons not to do the housework. We all have them. “I don’t have time.” “I don’t mind the clutter.” “It’s too hard to keep the house clean with little children.” “I hate cleaning.” “A clean home is not really that important.” The truth is that those reasons are just excuses in disguise, and excuses will […]

The Household Routine That Will Simplify Your Whole Week

I’ve discovered something about myself…it’s not Fall I dread, it’s Back to School.  T.V commercials and advertisements start announcing Back to School in July, just when I’ve settled comfortably into my favorite season. And they lump it together with Fall. This makes me anxious, very anxious. Despite all of the distractions, I do my darndest to finish Summer […]

7 Tips for Creating A Successful Household Routine

I grew a little emotional this past weekend as I grieved over the hobbies and activities that I no longer have the physical ability to pursue. I miss gardening. I am eager to pick up my paint brush. I wish that I could keep up with my household routine and that I had the energy to complete […]

My New and Improved Morning Routine

“Wash face and take care of skin” has been one of my New Year’s resolutions for several years running now, but with no success. This year was suffering the same fate until I asked myself why…     Tip: be a student of your natural habits and routines.   I realized that part of my […]

My Weekly Household Routine

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Back to School has always been like my new year, first as a teacher then as a parent. As much as I love Summer, I do look forward to the structure and household routine that comes with Fall and the Back to School season. Now that my daughter has started school, (She’s a junior in high […]