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Let’s Play Clean Up the Rooms

Ready to clean up the rooms? Dejunk? Organize? Get your act together? I’ve got a plan. When I was in preschool, forty years ago, we played this game about fifteen minutes before our parents came to get us. It even had a song to go with. Clean up the room. Clean up the room. Everybody, […]

Time Budget, Push Goals, & Getting My Act Together

January is a great time to readjust how you spend your days. This month I’m using a time budget to help me meet goals and get my act together! (Again.) I’m going to be using a time budget to meet my goals this year. But first the back story. Here we are halfway through January […]

FREE Printable Planner Pages

Feeling frazzled? Check out these free printable planner pages as your gateway to organization and peace. Meal Planner Printable As I’ve mentioned before, my planner is my brain on paper. This morning I spent a few minutes mapping out next week. Early, I know, but with the holiday coming up on Monday and a family […]

Computer Maintenance: Keeping Your Computer Clutter-Free

Computer Maintenance | Life as Mom

Computer maintenance is probably not high on your to-do list, but if you use your computer regularly, you’re gonna want to up your game. Here’s why and how. This post is written by Linsey Knerl: If your PC or Mac is running a little slow these days, chances are good that it could use a little […]

How I Made Laundry Easy on Myself

Laundry is one of my favorite jobs, particularly now that I’ve made it easy on myself. These tricks can help you transform your laundry situation as well. Laundry is an unavoidable job, unless you’re Martha Stewart who has a decidedly gorgeous laundry room, but who probably doesn’t need to actually do her own laundry. The rest […]

How to Get Your Whole House Clean at One Time

Want to get the whole house clean? It’s worth it. You’ll feel amazing. And if we can pull it off, so can you. I am not sure that I’m the best person to write this post. I think that I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve had my whole house clean at one […]

Plastic Storage Box Addiction

The plastic storage box just may be one of the best organizational tools known to mom. You can see what you have without it being all over the place! See how Life as Mom contributor Deanna puts hers to good use. Hi. My name is Deanna, and I am addicted…to plastic storage boxes with drawers. It all started innocently […]

What I Learned Cleaning My Kids’ Bedrooms

Cleaning my kids’ bedrooms wasn’t on the top of my list of fun things to do, but it turned out to be a liberating experience for all of us. And I learned so much about my sweet people. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, […]