How to be disorganized & unproductive, #5: overcommit

This is the second part to a six part series here on Simple Mom. Photo by Corey Bond Are you Wonder Woman? Probably not. But you might be living like you were given superpowers, and you go to bed frustrated that those powers didn’t kick in when you needed them. This is a pretty common (read more…)

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How to be disorganized & unproductive, #6: neglect yourself

This is the first part to a six part series entitled “The 6 Keys to a Disorganized, Unproductive Day at Home.” Photo by Ashley Goodwin It’s said so often it’s almost cliché – if mama’s not doing well, the whole family won’t do well. We all know it’s important to do those little things to (read more…)

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The 6 keys to a disorganized, unproductive day at home :: an introduction

Photo by emiwiki This is the introduction to a six part series here on Simple Mom. Lately, I’ve been getting email after email from readers that sound rather – how shall I put it? – hopeless. A number of you are discouraged in your crucial job of home manager, feeling as though there’s an unreachable (read more…)

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A month-long menu plan

Every once in awhile, I go ahead and menu plan our dinners for the entire month. When I’m getting busy in another area of life, it often helps to simplify another area – and our menus are an easy place to do that. Photo by Thomas Hawk As usual, I rotate between daily themes, but (read more…)

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Link love :: the book-loving, creative-aspiring edition

Photo by Wesley Satterwhite You all know a good book when you see one! There were almost 1,000 entries for The Creative Family, including comments, secret code entries (the code was “underwater basket weaving,”), and additional mentions on your blogs. I wish I could give one to all of you, but that doesn’t mean you (read more…)

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