Simplifying your life through choosing a simple living lifestyle takes time and motivation but it definitely pays off! Check out this post on why simple living means so much to me and my five vital lessons from learning how to simplify my life which benefitted both me and my family. Simple living is for everyone. It’s not about taking everything away and making you live with nothing. A simplified life is full in so many ways and this post will give you some practical tips on how to simplify your life too.
If you have a family, then you’re probably going to have lots of clutter come into your home on a daily basis! Keeping control of the clutter can be difficult even if you have strategies to help you manage and minimise it. To help you keep on top of the clutter and avoid it building up, check out my ideas for 4 clutter-busting daily routines to keep your home clutter free!
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.
Life can be complicated enough and it’s easy to get overloaded and overwhelmed. However, with some careful planning and a bit of thought, we can make it so much easier on ourselves. I can’t take away the challenges of life completely for you, but I can help you make some things a little bit simpler and less stressful. Check out this post on 15 ways to make life easier and simpler.
When you embrace Minimalism and apply it to different aspects of your life, you end up living a simpler life, free from unnecessary clutter and distractions. This simple life allows you more space, time and freedom to focus on what’s important and let go of the unimportant, whether that’s physical and material possessions or just mental clutter such as negative emotions, bad habits, limiting beliefs and mindsets. This simple life leads to an intentional life where you make careful, deliberate decisions about what’s important and what’s not and you become more intentional about everything that you do. Check out this post on intentional living and 4 easy ways you can live with intention now.
Minimalism and adopting a simpler, more strategic and intentional life has completely changed my outlook on life and, although we have less, both my family and I are so much richer for what we have instead. Through discovering and embracing this lifestyle, I have developed such a passion for helping other Mums find balance through simplicity and so I set up my website and blog to share information, support and encouragement to busy Mums everywhere. As my site and blog continues to evolve, my passion and determination to share what I’ve learnt increases toom, but it’s far from easy! To give you some behind-the-scenes context in case you want to know more about A Mum in Progress or are considering starting a blog yourself, check out my post on 7 things they don’t tell you about blogging first!
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 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 your abilities as a Mum?! Stop running around like a headless chicken and check out these 12 ways to reset your home in a flash.