We ask a lot of our children. We ask them to do their chores, jurisdictions, piano practice, etc. With so many children running around it’s easy for one to slip through the cracks and not complete one of their responsibilities. How do we make sure this doesn’t happen? Introducing our whiteboard. [Read more…] about Our WhiteBoard: Daily Chores and My Kids
I try to keep my house fairly clean. At 1932 square feet, with (currently) 12 people living in it, this can be tough, but important. It isn’t easy for sure, but it can be done, and with the help of the children. [Read more…] about What Chores Do My Children Do?
I am sick of stuff! Whenever I feel overwhelmed and burdened one major thing I do is look around me at the stuff I have and decide just how important all of it really is. [Read more…] about Overwhelmed? Start Getting Rid of Stuff!
I have found that decluttering on the outside helps me declutter on the inside. What I mean by this is the less stuff and activities I have going on around me the more at peace I find myself in. [Read more…] about How I Declutter My Life as a Large Family Mom
My home can get pretty cluttered, very fast. With so many people running around doing their own projects (and many not cleaning up after themselves) it can get out of hand quickly. But, I’ve found a solution that helps declutter the home in the short term, and fast! [Read more…] about “Line Up!” Time To Declutter The House, Kids!! How We Keep Our Home Clean.
Why do I think a mother needs to make a Rule of Life, or a daily schedule? Because, we have a lot that needs to get done. There is always so much that needs to get accomplished in a mother’s day. We need to construct a plan so we can use what little time we have wisely. This will clear our minds and help us have more free time for doing hobbies we enjoy. [Read more…] about How To Make A Mother’s Rule of Life Or Daily Schedule
Keeping up with laundry in a large family can be a daunting task. On average, our family produces 3-5 loads of laundry a day. How do we keep up and not get overwhelmed with how much laundry we have? I’ll share in this post the procedure I’ve learned to follow. [Read more…] about Our Laundry System With a Large Family
Reduce your workload and bring your children closer to each other! We call it the Partner System.
I guess, in a sense, it isn’t exactly reduced, but it is changed and truly easier. As I have more children I have found myself doing less of the little tasks and more of the managerial tasks. I have gotten a promotion! 🙂 [Read more…] about Reduce Your Chores and Bring Your Children Closer Together Through The Partner System
Every morning I have a schedule I do my best to follow. Ideally it starts before any of the little kids in the family wakes up. This helps me get my day off to a good start. [Read more…] about The Importance of a Morning Routine