Tag: organising family life

The benefit of family meetings

Why we have family meetings and how we go about it

I think our youngest had just-turned two when we first started holding family meetings. She thought it was great sport. The “older” kids (who were four and six at the time), took…

Sunday habits - make your week suck less #sundayhabits #sunday #habits #organise #familylife

12 Sunday habits for a much smoother week

The temptation to do absolutely nothing on Sundays is strong, I know. So instead of ‘Sunday habits’ you may wish to call these Saturday habits. Or even Monday habits, if you’re prepared…

Decluttering tips you can do in five minutes #declutter #organise

5-minute decluttering tips to start conquering your mess

Before the tiny folder Marie Kondo came on the scene, there was Leo Babauta’s  simplicity and decluttering tips. He’s passionate about sharing decluttering tips and way back in 2008 he shared this post on…

Managing extracurricular activities and family life

5 tips to manage the chaos of extracurricular activities

After every school day there’s a sprint to the school gate as kids race to attend extracurricular activities. Most kids, most families, are committed to some kind of after school activity on…

Change the way I do things

7 things I’ve changed to give me better mum life balance

By the end of last year, I felt totally depleted and fatigued by doing all the things that we mothers do.  The mothering, the schooling,  the working, the cooking, the washing, the…

Tips to pack a healthy lunchbox

7 top tips to pack a healthy lunchbox for school

Something dear to every mum’s heart is surely sharing tips to pack a healthy lunchbox – we make so many every year. A lunchbox heads out with our kids each day and…

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