Today I am bringing you some of my favourite tools and resources that I have found super helpful in my homemaking. They’re not just any old tools either, they are specifically geared towards increasing productivity and helping towards time management – which I’m sure you know by now is a huge passion of mine.read more
Intentionality is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot. So often we hear that we need to be ‘intentional’ with our time, but what does that actually mean?
Why is it important?
And what does living intentionally look like in our day to day lives? Ladies, buckle your seatbelts, because we are about to start living with purpose.
You may have noticed me talking a little bit (okay, a lot) about my brand new program ‘From Frazzled To Fabulous’ lately. And I could go on all day about how I think it’s the best thing since sliced bread, but would you actually believe me? Probably not.read more
I can barely contain my excitement. Doors for my program ‘From Frazzled To Fabulous’ will be opening on the 7th July!
I want to apologize in advance if you get a little bit sick of me talking about this program for the next few weeks, but I have poured everything I have into this.
Life with kids can be unpredictable, messy, chaotic and just a tad stressful.
Sometimes it feels like there is just too much to do, and not enough time to do it in. It’s a common issue, but believe it or not there are ways that we can feel much more calm and balanced in our homes.
I’ve totally been where you are today. You’ve got a million and one things to do, you’ve got pressure coming from all sides to be the best parent you can possibly be, and all you really want to do is curl up on the sofa with a tub of Ben & Jerry’s and Netflix. More than anything…
You want to actually ENJOY your family!
“I’m stretched too thin.”
“I have too much to do.”
“I am being pulled in a thousand different directions.”
“There’s no way I can get it all done.”
These are all common complaints that I hear on a daily basis from the ladies I chat with. Being a mother is an intense job, and unlike other jobs, there’s no holiday and no days off.
Homemaking is the process of making your home a place of joy and rest. Tasks associated with homemaking can be grouped into two major categories: the art and the science.
The art of homemaking has to do with setting the atmosphere or the tone of your home.
Do you start your day like an actual crazy person? Is it just chaos and rushing around from the second you wake up? Yep, I’ve been there. There’s always just so much to do… change baby butts, wash clothes, pump boobie milk, do the dishes from last night, have a shower (Ha! Yeah right!)read more
As a homemaker who used to be the very definition of an unorganised mess, meal planning has become one of the most important parts of my home management system. If it wasn’t for meal planning, there is a very good chance that we would all starve to death. Meal planning eliminates the stress that can often be associated with meal times.read more
We’ve all been there. We’ll have a few days or weeks or even months where we are just unstoppable, where we’ll get all of things done and feel super duper proud of ourselves come bedtime. Perhaps the house is looking above par, or maybe, just maybe, we’ve actually IRONED our kids’ outfits! I know, it’s a rarity in our house too. But then, after being supermama for a while, we just kind of… burn out. Welcome to the homemakers’ rut.read more
Okay, before anyone gets up on their high horse, no I am not condoning teen pregnancy. HOWEVER… as a woman who got married and had a baby before I turned 21, I am constantly bombarded with questions of ‘why’. Why on earth would I do that? Why would I give up my younger years to start a family? Well, I’m here to tell you why.read more
The most frequent objection to meal planning is “But I like to be spontaneous!” Meal planning can work for free spirits too! It may look different, but that’s okay. It’s all about what works for you in your home. Even if you’re a free spirit, it will save you time that you would have spent making emergency trips to the grocery store.read more
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF 5 WORK AT HOME MAMAS Over the past 5 weeks we have been diving deep into the lives of work at home mamas, talking about the struggles and joys, why we chose to do it and our top tips for any ladies out there considering doing it. If you've missed...read more
When you work for someone else, and you’re able to do that work from home, there is someone holding you accountable. There are tasks you’re expected to do and likely a regular paycheck coming in. You probably have work hours: you know when to start and you know when your work day will end. Though this may not always be the case, working for someone else, from home, tends to have boundaries that come with it.read more
Being a mama is a job – and a hard one at that! It is quite possibly the hardest job we could ever do. What other job makes you feel guilty and sleep deprived and like your ready to tear your hair out on a daily basis? But for some, being a mama is not enough. Some will go back to work, and others will take it upon themselves to start a side hustle.read more
I got engaged when I was 19, married when I was 20 and had my first baby when I was 21. When I tell people that I am pretty much always given the same response… “Why on earth would you get married so young?!”read more
For a long time my house was messy, chaotic, and to be perfectly honest, dirty. I found no joy whatsoever in cleaning or tidying, and I just accepted the fact that I was not domestically inclined.read more