Did you ever have a peek at the pages of an interior design magazine and thought “Wow! This looks soooo organized!”… although that space was not organized at all… it was simply STAGED. So today, let’s dismantle some of the biggest misconceptions about home organization, shall we? By exposing myths and facts about home organization, we’ll soon realise that it’s really so much simpler and doable than we thought.
Am I the only one here racking my brain over new dinner ideas? Did you, too, ever save or pin promising recipes on Pinterest… but never opened this actual board? 😇 Are you, like me, regularly ripping the family-friendly recipes pages of the latest Parents issue… and haven’t even opened your recipe booklet in a while. Wait, what recipe booklet, anyway??
Well, I happen to have 40 healthy and easy dinner ideas just for you!
It’s called a Family Mission, or a Family Mission Statement. Sometimes, people call it a Family Vision. Whatever the name, this is a parenting tool you just can’t live without. Especially if you, too, think that parenting is quite challenging – most of the time.
OK, Moms, as a famous quote says: You can’t change the waves but you can learn how to surf! Today, let’s try to learn together one easy way to surf the waves so you can become the boss of your time!
More specifically, we’re going to talk about family calendars.
Ha….Planning!! Sometimes, thinking about planning our day makes us cringe a little bit. Working moms or Stay at home moms, we’re all in the same boat here! When it comes to organizing our life at home, we don’t really fancy adding more structure and complicated plans. After all, family life isn’t really the same as a business meeting, right? Right?? WRONG.
Happy New School Year, Moms!
It’s this busy time of the year again when busy moms take the plunge of back to school supplies, routines, lunches… but also endless paperwork to fill in… and new activities to register for!
I’m happy to report that this year, my goal for me and for you is to help us enjoy a low-profile start of the new school year. Wouldn’t it be great to set up simple and achievable goals and schedules? To manage a doable to-do list? Girls, that’s what I’m aiming for this school year.
For years, I’ve been under the feeling that having a “fashion designer’s eye” is a rare gift that some women have… which obviously I had NOT been born with. I also thought that putting together a fashionable or eye-catching outfit for some special occasions was a skill some women probably receive from birth. Don’t they?
Then, wandering the streets of Paris this summer, surrounded by outstanding Parisian style outfits, I kept asking myself the same question: could it be possible to just have a simple recipe to create a no-fail stylish outfit?
Last weeks on the blog, we already discussed two fashion strategies: the Uniform and the Capsule Wardrobe. Today, I’d like to take you in my quest for great outfits and personal style with a third strategy called The Focal Point.
In my previous post I told you how one trip to Paris made me realize how simple strategies can help us, Moms, feel fabulous and stylish all year long… instead of feeling “blah” most days of our busy life as a mom.
Need to check that out again? Read more about Strategy #1 – the Uniform
So this week I’m super excited to tell you all about the second strategy for great fashion and personal style, which is: the Capsule Wardrobe.
Are you cringing at the thought of keeping the house clean enough & tidy enough with all the kids at home all summer long? And for some of us blessed with a large family, did you ever wonder how you’re supposed to keep the house clean and tidy when you’re supervising a tribe of school-free kids AND a baby when you have literally no time, no maid or no money to hire help? Whatever your exact situation may be, dear friend, I can definitely relate.😞
So I gave it a thought of two. In my opinion, there’s a ton of options to keep the house clean enough and tidy enough this summer, even with kids at home. Let’s discover 7 of them: