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Too much to do, too little time!

Sometimes it feels as if there are not enough hours in the day to do all of the things that need to be done. This seems to be a sign of our times and is particularly evident for working mothers who put in a full day in their paid employment and then need to come […] Continue reading

How I fought back and took control of my time

Do you feel as if you are on a treadmill and do you wish you could make it stop? Are you so busy that sometimes you feel as if you cannot breathe? Do you find yourself wishing you had a time turner like Hermione from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban? If you don't […] Continue reading

The multitasking myth.

multitasking

As women we often consider ourselves to be masters of multitasking. We can cook the dinner while supervising homework, we can talk on the phone while emptying the dishwasher and we can braid our daughter's hair while watching television. Research has actually proven that multitasking only exists in one very specific circumstance. Whenever we need to […] Continue reading

road map

So you have some dreams, you have an idea about what you want your life to look like. Does your reality match those dreams? If you answered no to that question then you are in the right place. You are probably making some simple mistakes that are preventing you from living the life you desire. […] Continue reading

overwhelmed

As a working mother I know full well what it's like to be hanging laundry on the line in the dark, putting my makeup on in the car just before walking in to work and racing to the store on the way home to buy something for dinner. There have been many times I have […] Continue reading

It's a gift

Perhaps one of the most frustrating things when trying to reduce the amount of stuff we have in our homes occurs when we inherit other people's stuff. This could literally be inheriting the belongings of a relative or simply being given things by well meaning friends and family. Sometimes it can be difficult for people […] Continue reading

de-cluttering

I love a change of season. I don't think I could live in a place where the weather is the same all year round. Whether it's saying goodbye to being wrapped up for winter and saying hello to days at the beach or vice versa, it's always so refreshing to have a change. A change […] Continue reading

Decluttering

So what is clutter? The dictionary defines clutter as ‘An untidy collection of things.' Ok, so we know that. So where can we see examples of this in our homes and why should we concern ourselves with decluttering? Perhaps it's a simple as the second drawer in the kitchen being so chock full of stuff […] Continue reading

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Procrastination

One of the biggest stressors on family life is the never ending list of things that need to be done. How often do we allow unfinished tasks to compete for our attention at times when we should be focussing solely on our spouse, our children, our extended families? We feel the pull of the work […] Continue reading