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How to Get Ready in 30 Minutes a Day

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Ever find that mornings are harried? Wonder how to get yourself put together in the mornings without spending hours primping and curling? Looking for some ways to streamline your life, besides throwing on a pair of yoga pants and pulling your hair into a ponytail? The morning rush doesn’t have to be, well, rushed. There […]

What Papers Should You Keep?

Mandi from Life Your Way and I have joined forces with AboutOne.com to bring you a video series on managing your paper clutter. We’ll spend the next few months discussing strategies for managing your paper clutter. This week I address the Big Question: What Papers Should You Keep? Click here if you can’t see the video. Did […]

Housekeeping 101: Simple Tips Your Mom Might Have Forgotten to Tell You

There’s a lot to learn in this life. Reading, writing, arithmetic. How to balance a budget, book an airline flight, and change a tire. Cook a gourmet meal, plant a garden, sew a seam. And sometimes, housekeeping skills fall by the wayside. Perhaps Mom was busy earning a wage and didn’t have time to pass […]

Time Management & Weekly Routines

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A few weeks ago I shared some ways that I was learning to manage my time better. Rather than prepare a schedule that I would inevitably fail, I created a time budget, alloting a certain amount of each day to the tasks I need to do in order to keep my life ship-shape. But as […]

Paper Clutter Triage

Mandi from Life Your Way and I have joined forces with AboutOne.com to bring you a video series on managing your paper clutter. We’ll spend the next few months discussing strategies for managing your paper clutter. This week I address “paper clutter triage” – how to sort and distinguish the important from what can be trashed or […]

Get in on the Spring Cleaning Action

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Last Spring, we walked through Spring Cleaning together. If you missed that series, you can catch up — and see the insides of my linen cupboard, too. Get Cleaning Battling Clutter Organizing All That Stuff Coming Clean There’s all sorts of other Spring Cleaning ideas and inspiration to be had. Check out this good clean […]

A Busy Mom Cleaning Kit for the Home and the Soul

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A post from LifeasMOM Contributor, Prerna Malik photo source: D Sharon Pruitt I love to clean. Really. Okay, maybe I’m not a big fan of dusting but boy, we do get a lot of dust in this part of the world. But, do you know why I enjoy cleaning so much? I try to make […]

Time Management Without a Schedule

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photo source Remember the love-hate relationship I have with schedules? Well, a few months ago I gave it a go. I really did. I wrote up a schedule and I ran it through the paces. And ya know what? It really didn’t support what the players on my team were doing. It wasn’t good for morale. […]