Finding and keeping joy in the ordinary days of homemaking can be hard sometimes. We want extraordinary days! We have them here and there for sure, but most days are just ordinary days… but they can be some of the best days if we let them! There are definitely ways to finding and keeping joy in the ordinary days of homemaking, we just have to be open to them!
Think it isn’t possible to have a morning routine with a couple of little ones? As a mom of 3 little ones, I’m sharing how I am reclaiming my mornings to start each day with focus, purpose and intention. Even with a newborn it is possible to use my morning hours well!
When my third baby was born at the start of the year, my whole system for homemaking was completely thrown into a wrench. Trying to balance life, a home, blogging and writing with my family which includes an amazingly supportive husband, a 4 year old, 2 year old and the newborn, completely threw me off my game. I gave myself… Read More
Recently I heard someone describe their daily doings as rituals which means observances or practices. As I thought through my days there are things I just do without thinking twice about them, the practices of daily routines. They are things that keep my sane, that add flow to my somewhat unpredicable days. They are routines that have become habits… observances and practices…. Read More
Believe it or not, but laundry is the one chore that I don’t mind doing. It used to different. I used to hate doing laundry but I have since changed up my routine with a new simple and effective laundry routine that not only helps me to stay on top of the laundry but it also saves me time too!… Read More
I have a love/hate relationship with routines. On one hand, I love them. I love how having simple routines in place guides my day allowing for predictability. I use routines to outline how my mornings, afternoons and evenings look, and what tasks and daily chores need to be completed. On the other hand, I hate how with each changing season… Read More