The household notebook – also known by many other names – the home binder, control journal, family organizer, command central, etc. It’s kind of the brain, if you will, containing all those things you need to keep track of in your home. All those things that, if you’re like me, you try to remember in your head, but can’t. After my great desk clean-off, I
I am excited about turning back the clocks tonight…and not because I get an extra hour of sleep. I am going to go about my business as usual. Going to bed at my normal time, and on Monday morning, I’ll be able to get up an hour earlier without feeling like it’s an hour earlier. What the gift of an extra hour will bring! A
Pinterest is the ultimate visual bookmarking tool and I have had lots of fun using it for organizing all kinds of ideas and inspirations. While I have loved! the recipes on Pinterest , I would have a hard time narrowing them down to a few, so I decided to spotlight recent finds I pinned for what we have dubbed the Learning Lab (aka the schoolroom).
This summer, after I had made and laminated chore charts for everyone, I came across a link to this online job chart on Heart of Wisdom. I clicked on it, hoping and praying that this is what I was looking for. It was! Here’s a blurb from the site: MY JOB CHART was created for the conscientious parent as a tool to help teach their
Seems like the start of the New Year always has us re-evaluating stuff ~ finances, fitness, spiritual concerns, household maintenance, etc. I’m no different, although the bulk of my household maintenance planning is done during the summer when I am planning the school year. They just seem to go hand in hand. January is usually a great time for a check-up, though – what’s working,
Have you ever said no to something just because you dreaded the thought of getting everyone ready and out the door? I have 🙂 Tricia had a fantastic post about getting ready to get out the door. What about after you’re out the door in the big wide world? So many unexpected things can pop up. Delays, injuries, illness, hunger, accidents, accidents and more. A
…encourage one another and build each other up… 1 Thessalonians 5:11 It’s an everyday occurrence with big potential. It can yield junk to be quickly discarded or requests for your hard-earned money (aka bills). Or maybe, just maybe, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to receive a little piece of sunshine. There have been many times when a well-timed note in the mailbox has been the turning