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!
Thriving at Home
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!
Party planning is a great option to create a stream of income into your home, particularly if you are wanting extra cash, without getting a job out of the home. I’ve shared my top tips on How to start a party planning business + you can WIN one of 3 The Body Shop® Virgin Mojito Ice Bucket Gifts.
When I had my first baby I was 28, I know not that old probably the average age, but by that stage of my life I had really come to a certain routine, a level of organisation & order about life. So of course the biggest thing I struggled with once my first daughter was born was that loss of control of life, the need to change the strict structure routine to a more go with the flow baby’s needs first lifestyle!