Last week someone asked me how I handle our laundry. While I am still working on some areas of my life, in the last year I have managed to come up with a system that works well for us and allows me to stay on top of the laundry situation. Up until November or 2017, […]
One Room At A Time
If you’ve been around the past few weeks, you know I’ve been getting organized. But this time it’s not just another okay-it’s-time-to-throw-some-sh*t-away freakout. This time it’s an I-am-no-longer-willing-to-tolerate-chaos complete and total paradigm shift. This also happened to me when I was teacher. For the first few years I taught elementary school, my desk was a […]
This Is Reality
Last week my parents came up to the house and helped me clean up my disaster of a house on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. My dining room in particular remains a challenge for me to keep neat and uncluttered. My dining room table always ends up as the dumping ground for laundry and inevitably, a […]
Your husband just wants your respect. But are you giving it to him?
Last week a reader left a comment in response to the post I wrote about marriage being really fucking hard. It was a comment from a male reader, and in it he said: What I do know is this, wives want to be loved and they want their husband to validate their love for them […]
Tonight, self care wins.
The other day a friend texted me this question: What is the difference between a week where as a Mom you are working your ass off to get work, laundry, etc done vs. a week where you work some but also take time for self care (exercise, nap, read) and “take time to smell the […]
How We Handle Laundry
When you have a big family, inevitably one of the first comments people always make is about laundry. How many loads of laundry do you do every week??? We definitely have a lot of laundry. It used to be impossible for me to keep up with it, and my dining room table almost always looked like […]