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Clutter tips that stick

In Dana K White’s other book called How to Manage your Home without Losing your Mind’, she suggests ‘doing the dishes’ every day in order to keep on top of things in the kitchen. This doesn’t just mean washing up. … Continue reading

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Start at the front door

I tried the above tip yesterday, after returning from holiday and realising that I never tided up before leaving for the airport 2 weeks before! The place was a mess and I was pleased that no one was coming round … Continue reading

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A simple list of chores…

A very simple written out list on a large whiteboard (placed somewhere prominent) could make you feel a little more organised.  Even if you don’t get to do everything, it’s a reminder of the minimum required each day to keep on … Continue reading

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The final page of my book…

Today I finished writing my book A Gift for Stressed and Busy Parents and it’s now with the publisher for review and comments.  It’s been quite a journey getting all my thoughts down over the last couple of years and structuring … Continue reading

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Time with the children individually

Today it was my youngest daughter’s birthday and we bought her a Maxi Micro scooter.  I decided to take her out on it by herself and spend some time with her; she loved having my undivided attention.  I then took my … Continue reading

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Batteries set to ‘recharge’

I have split this blog into two parts ‘batteries empty’ and ‘batteries on recharge’.  Up until today, I’d had ‘one of those weeks’ where everything has felt too much.  Fortunately I have just over a week off work now which I am … Continue reading

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The chaos of housework and chores

On Saturdays, my partner and I are mostly rushing around taking the girls to swimming, to parties and carrying out various other errands and chores.  Today was no different.  Finding myself with a small gap of time, I thought I … Continue reading

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