The Back To School Routine You Need To Try!

the back to school routine you need to try
the back to school routine you need to try

Back to school makes everyone feel a lot of emotions. Kids are anxious, excited, nervous and sometimes bummed summer is over. Mom’s are anxious, stressed, excited, worried, overwhelmed and sometimes bummed summer is over too. However, your family is feeling, having a back to school routine can really ease the transition and keep the peace in your home. Continue reading “The Back To School Routine You Need To Try!”

How To Prepare To Go Back To School

how to prepare to go back to school
how to prepare to go back to school

Summer break is such a great and memorable time for kids. Sleeping in, staying up late and playing outside all day long! Us mom’s get to sleep in a bit and enjoy a more leisurely pace throughout the day( who am I kidding we usually get up anyways to get things done and spend the day trying to keep the “I’m bored” comments to a minimum). Continue reading “How To Prepare To Go Back To School”

How To Enjoy Dinner Out With The Kids

how to enjoy dinner out with the kids
how to enjoy dinner out with the kids! Image by Jason Lander. CC2.0

After you have kids it may be a little intimidating to head out to a restaurant like you used to. It’s a little terrifying that your little angel will scream and throw a tantrum right in the middle of the place and there you will be either the crazy yelling parent or the trying to calm it down but it’s not working parent. Both alternatives sound awful so the easy choice is just not to go out. But if you don’t take them with you then they won’t learn those social setting skills.

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How To Work Efficiently

how to work efficiently
how to work efficiently

As I sit here with my morning cup of coffee, I knew I needed to share what has worked for me in terms of working efficiently from home with 2 little ones. It is not easy! Your schedule will get messed up but that is just the law of having children. So, if you can give it your best effort to plan well and then roll with it when life happens and you can’t stay on schedule. I think you can find a nice balance of working efficiently while still being an awesome mommy! Continue reading “How To Work Efficiently”

How To Start The Day Feeling Great! (mommy nighttime routine)

how to start your day feeling great a mommy nighttime routine
how to start your day feeling great a mommy nighttime routine

I am writing this post as I put this routine back into action in my own life. I absolutely hate waking up and feeling stressed about the day! How am I going to get 2 (3 at the moment) kids dressed and ready and attempt to make myself look like a human to get out of the house at a decent time. Without leaving my house a chaotic mess to come home to. It’s been feeling slightly impossible lately. Continue reading “How To Start The Day Feeling Great! (mommy nighttime routine)”

How To Keep Paperwork Clutter At Bay

how to keep paperwork clutter at bay
how to keep paperwork clutter at bay

My Mom always had piles of bills to pay and paperwork to file. So, naturally so did I when I grew up. At some point it gets out of control, important things get lost and I had to come up with a better way to get it all organized. The good part is that technology has gotten so easy these days that there are millions of tools to help you get organized. Continue reading “How To Keep Paperwork Clutter At Bay”