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Book It! Queen of the Castle

Recently the book, Queen of the Castle by Lynn Bowen Walker, fell into my hands. It is aptly subtitled, “52 Weeks of Encouragement for the Uninspired, Domestically Challenged or Just Plain Tired Homemaker.” Well, what mom doesn’t need encouragement, inspiration, domestic training or a shot in the arm? (Really, SuperMom does not exist, and we […]

To Do or To Die

to do list

I mentioned before that successful home management is organizing your responsibilities in a way that fits your family’s needs and personalities most blesses your family and those around you and ultimately brings glory to God One of the best ways to organize these responsibilities is to have a daily to-do list. For some just a […]

Time for Bed!

Time for Bed! Kids awake when you want them to sleep? Consider these strategies for happy bedtimes.

Kids awake when you want them to sleep? Consider these strategies for happy bedtimes. Last week I recommended that me and all moms try to get a little more sleep. My weekend sleep goals didn’t quite go as planned as several children were up during the night due to snuffly noses and too warm weather. […]

Oh My Goodness! Go Wash Your Hands

Check out this post about what germs are lurking in your washing machine. Hmm…..

Home Management Resources

messies manual

When I was first married, I was in grad school and simultaneously student teaching. Monday through Friday was go, go, go, and I played catch-up on the weekend. Once I graduated, I found myself without a job for a short while, so I invested my time and energy in organizing our little 250 sq. ft […]

What is Home Management?

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If you’re a mom, you know that there are lots of aspects of life that will thrive under your care and attention: marriage, parenting, housework, finances, your children’s education, your family’s social life (with each other and with other people)…. the list goes on. But, sometimes all these different “spheres” of life can be overwhelming. […]