Organizing the Household: Where to Concentrate

While there are routines that hold an integral role in the organization of our home, it is not enough to only execute them for a few months. I have seen many women set up these routines with the best intentions only to halt them months later. Apparently, there are other factors that can create an impact on your household when it comes to organization. In order to reap their full benefits, you need to follow these three steps:
Step 1: Set your Goals
To establish an organized household is too vague to be considered as a goal. You need to set specific goals. For starts, making sure all the kitchen faucets are turned off.
Over the years, I have tried many sorts of goal …

Creating a Family Menu Plan: How to Do It

A monthly menu plan can help you save up to three times the amount of money, time, and energy. That is if you do it the right way. Here is how you do it:
Monthly Criteria
Some people prefer weekly menu planning the time limit is shorter, and have the right kitchen knives set is essential too. Thus, it’s easier to decide on the menu. However, I usually set my menu plan for a whole month as this allows me to save more. In making my menu, I follow the following criteria:

There should be easy meals that can be prepared by somebody else in the family.
Plan healthy yet simple dishes in order to reduce the time spent in …

Evening Routine: Being Prepared and Organized for the Next day

I always consider evenings as an opportunity to prepare for the next morning because I know how crucial it is for the whole family to start the day on the bright side. Here’s what I do on a normal evening:
Setting Lunch Boxes
It is much easier to get of the comfortable recliner and make lunch boxes in the evening. Right now, I am only preparing lunch boxes for my youngest and 14-year-old son. My eldest daughter buys her lunch at school. Every night, I place all homemade savory treats in a container, portion out seed mix, crackers, and yogurt. After packing these items, I allow my children to do the selection in the fridge the following …

Disciplining Children: How to Make Them Do Tasks at Home

Discipline is not my strongest suit. I don’t like reprimanding people in general. However, when you become a parent, you realize that it’s essential from time to time.
If I have free time, I use it reading about parenting problems and discipline strategies. Some parents employ chores as punishment, for example, mowing the lawn or cleaning the cookware. While some of them contain valuable and useful details, I don’t agree with them a hundred percent. Since each child has different behavior and personality, there’s no perfect strategy to manage all of them. However, you can still check some of these strategies. After all, you’ll never know…