5 Organizing Must-Haves for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

Though there are definite perks, work-at-home isn’t as easy as it sounds. Life as MOM contributor, Prerna offers some organizing suggestions for WAHMS. They work for all busy parents, actually. photo source Despite being fairly organized and focused, I’ve found that juggling a home, family and a couple of businesses tends to get me a […]

Turn Off the Phone or Leave it at Home

Turn off your phone or leave it home and be more in the moment than you would be otherwise. No doubt you’ve read more than a few articles or blog posts about how folks misuse their phones to the detriment of their relationships. It’s a hard line to determine between when a phone is a […]

Zone Defense: Emergency Preparedness

There’s no better time than the present to prepare for an emergency. We don’t get to schedule those. This month on Zone Defense, we’ve been preparing for emergencies. I know, no one thinks it’s going to happen to them. And chances are, it won’t. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. It’s […]

How to Organize Just About Anything For Free

Getting organized is often thought of as an expensive activity. After all, you have to buy boxes, baskets, bins, labels, organizers, right? Life as MOM contributor Prerna dispels the myth that organizing has to be expensive. photo source Organizing is possible and easy without spending a penny. That’s right. You can organize just about any room or […]

Why You Should Create a Household Notebook or Personal Planner

Are you ready for the new school year? Whether it’s already begun or just about to start, there are plenty of ways to troubleshoot time and home management issues as we move into a new season. My days are pretty much packed. But, I find that I often manage better when the schedule is full […]

Time to Reset Your Household Notebook!

The new school year is a fresh start for our kids and for us. Time to get organized! Fall signifies a new beginning, a fresh start, and in many ways, a new year. At least for us moms. For 36 years now I’ve been going back to school each fall. First it was as a […]

Cleaning Out the Linen Cupboard & Laundry Room (Zone Defense)

Are you on Zone Defense with us this year? This month we’re tackling laundry rooms, linen cupboards, and clothing storage. Get in the game! So, last week, I said that we were going to clean out the laundry room and the linen cupboard, right? Confession: I didn’t really want to. Status quo has worked for […]

Zone Defense: Cleaning the Kitchen & a Progress Report

This year we’re on Zone Defense, tackling clutter and disorder. Each month we’re tackling a different zone of home and life. March’s zone was the kitchen. I told my husband that I could just forget working out. If I simply cleaned our house, I could lose weight and have a cleaner house! You can guess what […]