I like to have routines and ways that help keep me productive and increase my efficiency. Here are my 14 tips to help you have a productive day. I hope they work for you as well as they do for me!
Thriving at Home
Here are some of my favourite responses from when I asked the community what their best tips are for getting the kids organised in the morning. These will help create an effortless and calm start to the day and will make school mornings easier.
Michelle Broadbent has shared her tips on how you can work and also spend time with the kids too. Learn how to manage the juggle without a struggle.
The shift into ‘single-hood’ certainly isn’t easy and times are bound to be tough and daunting. The adjustments can be even more challenging if you have little ones to care for as well. In order to support yourself as a single parent and find your feet, you may have to make some changes, I hope these ideas make the transition a little smoother.
We all procrastinate, lose motivation and struggle now and again. It’s human nature. Here are my tips to on how to keep going when feeling unmotivated. These tips are not only for tidying your house, but can be used in all aspects of life when you feel you need an extra push.
As life gets busy, there seems to be less time for you and also less time for organisation. Do you feel with every Groundhog Day you clock, the situation snowballs until you are at your wit’s end with juggling life? There’s so much to do it’s stressful even contemplating where to start. If only there was a magical organisational fairy to flutter in, wave her magic wand and take your disarray away… Well, here’s the next best thing!
This week is Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week. I’ve teamed up with our friends at PANDA who are encouraging everyone to be aware of the signs of perinatal and postnatal depression and anxiety, which affects over 100,000 Australian parents each year.
We mothers like to consider ourselves as tough. We are constantly busy, there is always something to do, we are the cook, cleaner, taxi driver, negotiator… The list is endless, it’s no wonder we think we must be super mums. However, we are not invincible, and in the blink of an eye we can become run down and exhausted. That’s why it is important when mum is feeling sick she takes time out to rest.
This list of ways to relax on a Friday night will help you unwind after a busy week and before the craziness of the weekend begins. Getting the housework out of the way, easy dinner ideas and spending time with family, my kind of Friday afternoon!