Dishes never end!! Cleaning up after every meal can be very time-consuming and easily overwhelming, especially in a large family. But it doesn’t have to be. Here, I share how we have been tackling this job for well over 10 years! [Read more…] about Dishes!! How We Organize Our Children and Efficiently Clean Up After Meals.
A couple of months ago, I discovered a way to be motivated all throughout the afternoon. [Read more…] about Motivational Afternoon Tips
Over the last couple of years, I wrestled with the problem of being motivated and staying that way. [Read more…] about Motivational Morning Tips
As mothers, we need to train our children to help out and not be afraid of a little work. This can be done but you must start when they are young. [Read more…] about Chores Your Children Can Do While Little
The beauty with homeschooling is that you, as the teacher and parent, get to choose what your children learn. In our family we put a huge focus on teaching our family life skills. We want them to succeed in life, no matter what their predominant talents are. But, how do we accomplish this? [Read more…] about Our Homeschooling Curriculum, Part Two
We ask a lot of our children. We ask them to do their chores, jurisdictions, piano practice, etc. With so many children running around it’s easy for one to slip through the cracks and not complete one of their responsibilities. How do we make sure this doesn’t happen? Introducing our whiteboard. [Read more…] about Our WhiteBoard: Daily Chores and My Kids
I try to keep my house fairly clean. At 1932 square feet, with (currently) 12 people living in it, this can be tough, but important. It isn’t easy for sure, but it can be done, and with the help of the children. [Read more…] about What Chores Do My Children Do?
My home can get pretty cluttered, very fast. With so many people running around doing their own projects (and many not cleaning up after themselves) it can get out of hand quickly. But, I’ve found a solution that helps declutter the home in the short term, and fast! [Read more…] about “Line Up!” Time To Declutter The House, Kids!! How We Keep Our Home Clean.
Keeping up with laundry in a large family can be a daunting task. On average, our family produces 3-5 loads of laundry a day. How do we keep up and not get overwhelmed with how much laundry we have? I’ll share in this post the procedure I’ve learned to follow. [Read more…] about Our Laundry System With a Large Family