Having spent your entire childhood in one place, moving to a new area can be challenging. We all become sentimental about where we made our childhood memories. It may affect not only the parents but also the children. You may be moving for good reasons to start a better life but still find it hard to do it. This is because of anxiety that comes with the change of locations. The Gallup survey in 2013, reported that more than a quarter of American population shifted within five years. Sometimes, people move because they can no longer afford … [Read more...] about The Easiest Way to Make Relocating the Best Decision of Your Life
So the time has come and you are finally moving house. It might be interesting and exciting for your kids, but be prepared for a lot of stress. Things generally don’t go according to plan, and you will have to stay on top of the things to do, otherwise you will have to deal with weeks of chaos. Below you’ll find a few tips on how to organize your house move, so you can make the most out of your time and resources. Plan Ahead Your Vacations Moving at the weekend will cost you much more than during the week. Therefore, if you have … [Read more...] about Simple Tips to Organize Your House Move
Does it ever feel as though your home is in a state of near-constant chaos and you cannot imagine keeping your home running like clockwork? If it does, you're certainly not alone. Plenty of people every day feel as though they're constantly struggling to keep their home in some kind of order. Which raises the question: is it actually possible to keep your home neat and organized? Well, the answer is - YES! Keeping your home organized is actually a lot easier than you might expect, it just takes some hard work and planning. With that in mind, … [Read more...] about Keep Your Home Running Like Clockwork!
When it comes to home management, many of us have different ideas of perfection. The standards of tidiness and cleanliness that we set for ourselves vary and what one person might think of as clean and tidy may differ greatly from another's. However, regardless of your standards, have you ever considered how “clean” and “tidy” are different words often used in the same sentence. This is because they aren’t exchangeable. They mean different things. Believe it or not, you can, in fact, have a home that is clean but not tidy or tidy but not clean. … [Read more...] about Understanding the Difference Between Clean and Tidy
As much as you may try to take care of your home, if you have a few kids and a dog or two, it is easy for it to get a little battered and worn-out over the years. However, your home is supposed to be a relaxing and welcoming place, and just because it’s easy for you to let it get into a bit of a state, it doesn’t mean that you have leave it like that, or that you should. Luckily, there is plenty that you can do to give it a bit of a freshen up and make it feel like a completely new house. Here are some tips to help you out. Have A Clear … [Read more...] about How To Give Your Home A New Lease On Life
Your family house is more than bricks and a roof over your head. It should be a comfortable place for you and the family. It needs to feel like more than shelter - it needs to feel like home. And if your household doesn’t currently feel that way, whether it’s due to an outdated and worn-out design or because it doesn’t feel homely and cozy, then it’s time to make a change to your humble home. Here are some pieces of advice to help you create a cozy abode for you and the family. Tidy Up Your Home A cluttered home is an unhappy home. Whether … [Read more...] about Creating A Cozy Abode For You and Your Family
It does not matter if you are the World’s Greatest Mother or the mom who can’t stand kids - including her own. There are ALWAYS going to be frustrations with parenting our children in one form or another. No matter how hard you try, no matter how much you preach, discipline, rant or rave - there is always going to be that one thing that will just continue to frustrate the hell out of you with your kids. Mine actually do two things that frustrate the hell out of me. One, is “borrowing” things from my bedroom (and desk area) that do not belong … [Read more...] about Parenting Frustrations and a Free Printable