Oh, cleaning day, how I hate you but I love you also. Now, personally I like to do cleaning day on Thursday, before the rush of the weekend hits but that’s a personal preference.
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Depending on how bad the house is I either start with the room that needs the most attention, or I start at one end of the house and go room by room. Cleaning room by room keeps me from getting side tracked versus doing all the dusting walking room to room and noticing socks that need picked up, or that I need to send out some mail, or that I need to take out the trash…… (more…)
I’m doing a weekly homemaking series this month on how to plan an effective homemaking schedule. I can see a huge difference by choosing a few days a week to majorly focus on one area of the home. Last week we talked about Laundry Day and this week I’m back to talk about Office Day. (more…)
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Ah, laundry day! It’s necessary, takes all day, but it’s only one day a week! You can read the homemaking schedule introduction HERE. Don’t feel like you need to make ALL the changes at once, that usually doesn’t work. I chose to do this series once a week this month so you don’t feel overwhelmed. This is suppose to help you plan and create a more effective homemaking schedule not make you more frazzled or frustrated.
We are a family of 6 (kids- 7,5,2, 3 months) therefore between all of us, laundry day does tend to take take all day. Starting before breakfast is one way to get the day off to a good start. If I’m really pro active, the night before laundry day the kids will help me gather up the clothes after bathtime to sort clothes 😉
Keeping up with the house can feel really overwhelming when there is so much to do: piles of laundry to wash, bills to be paid on time, toilets to keep clean, and keeping all the people fed. Up until a few months ago I didn’t have a very effective homemaking schedule, but let me tell you it has made a huge difference! And I know I said ‘schedule’ but it is flexible and changeable not ridged or concrete. (more…)
Between having a husband that travels for work, homeschooling, housework, meals, and being pregnant (baby #4), I’ve been trying to find ways to help me keep on top of daily life and get more stuff done. So today I wanted to share 5 ways I’ve become a more productive as a stay at home mom. (more…)