Amongst other things, Christmas is a time of fun, magic and festive chaos for the whole family. For Mums, unfortunately, it’s also a time of stress, an extra-long list of things to do, remember and clear up and a never-ending battle against clutter. I love Christmas and to help you love it too, here’s a quick list of 30 things to organise and plan for Christmas so you can experience the magic of Christmas along with your kids!
Many of us always have lots of things to do and never enough time to do them in. We’re always looking for ways to create more hours in the day, manage our time, increase our productivity and be more efficient. Yet, there are a few things we do, even without realising, that can really waste our time. Check out my list of 20 things that waste time during the day to see if you recognise any of them!
Minimalism can really boost your productivity, whether it’s in the workplace or at home. Removing unnecessary distractions, keeping your environment clear to avoid visual and mental clutter and enabling you to focus on the important tasks, all contribute to better productivity and time management. Busy Mums can always benefit from ways to do more in the time they’ve got available so check out my post on 7 ways Minimalism boosts productivity and time management for the busy Mum!
How many times do you get to the end of the day and realise that you’ve still got loads of things to do but you’ve just run out of time? Would you like to be more organised and use the time that you DO have in your day more productively? Check out this post on 24 life-changing habits to include in your daily routine which will help you get organised, increase your productivity and carve out more time for you!
I think most mums find school run mornings very stressful. We are often pushed for time and even the most organised mum can often can get caught out if they forget to do something or check that everything is ready. It can take army-like precision to make sure everyone leaves on time with everything they need but to do that you need a strategy! So, here are 20 ways to make school run mornings less stressful!
Do you go into Mondays dreading the week? Are you worn out before you get to the end of the day, let alone the end of the week? Do you struggle to juggle everything that needs to be done? Would you rather be super-organised and ready for anything but without spending loads of time planning and preparing? Check out this post on 7 things you should do on Sunday for a productive week ahead!
My iPhone comes with me everywhere, but it’s not so I can check out social media or never miss a text. Instead, I use my iPhone in various ways to keep me organised without filling my brain with things to do and places to be. Check out this post for 5 ways I use my iPhone to organise my life and how it can help you be more organised, more productive and less stressed.
What happens if a friend phones to say they’re popping over to your house in 10 minutes for coffee? Or your mother-in-law just drops by to see the grandchildren? Do you go into panic mode about the state of the house and what your visitors will think of you and how you look after yourself?! Stop running around like a headless chicken and check out these 12 ways to reset your home in a flash.
Who loves housework? I’m sure not many of us. But, if you’ve got a house and there’s at least one person living in it, let alone a family, then you’ll need to do housework at some point. How much, when and how you do it, is different for everyone. Some people even enjoy it! But, for the rest of us who try to put it off until tomorrow, here are 5 ways to make housework quicker and easier.