The long month of January is over and February arrives to bring cold temperatures and bracing winds. It’s the month of love with Valentine’s day, half term holidays for those with kids at school and plenty of time wrapped up indoors to think about how you can declutter your home this Spring. Check out these things to do in February to simplify, organise and enjoy your mum-life!
Setting up routines to manage your home and stay on top of the chores can save you lots of time and energy. Doing things regularly, little and often, will keep the clutter and mess away and your home won’t really get the chance to get that dirty! It won’t take you long to get everything done that you NEED to do so you have more time and energy to do the things that you WANT to do, and still have a lovely clean home as well! If this sounds good, then check out my 10 easy routines to keep the home clean and tidy.
Goals are useful if you’re looking to make changes in your life and not only want to take action, but to make sure that you follow them through and be accountable to yourself for achieving them. There are so many goals that you could work towards that sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start. To help create achievable, realistic goals that focus on some of the most important aspects of your life, check out this post on how to set goals that really count.
January can be a dark, miserable and very long month after the festive fun of Christmas. Some of us may have eaten too much, drunk too much or spent too much (and maybe all three)?! I love Christmas but I also love January because it feels like a fresh beginning and the opportunity to make changes and start a new chapter in my life. If you’re looking to re-focus and start to make some real changes for you and your family, check out these things to do in January to simplify, organise and enjoy your life!
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!
Mums 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 many of us 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, so you can do everything you need to do and still find a bit of time for the things you WANT to do? Guess what! It’s all possible but it just requires a little planning and organisation from you. To give you a hand, 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 enjoy your mum-life!
I love to be productive. I’m an action-taker, a problem-solver and I love to be organised, so I find it quite easy to get a lot of things done each day. There’s plenty of other things I’m not so good at though! For those of you who have talents in other areas but struggle with getting things done, staying focused, managing your time and being productive, check out my post on 15 ways to have the most productive day ever!