Home Organization Archive
One of my near occasions of sin, is housecleaning. I hate it. I’m not good at it, and with ten children, short of winning the lottery, it will be a daily demand of my life. It’s not
I often get questioned about how to begin living a “green” or “alternative” lifestyle. Occasionally, I meet moms who want to change one or two things in their homes such as finding safe, non-toxic cleaners for their
1. First of all, feed the soul. Encourage your family to make a morning offering with their breakfast grace if they don’t already do this on their own when getting out of bed. This prayer could be
Laura Nelson shares that this is the perfect time of year to clean out closets, file cabinets, garages, attics, and junk drawers and help make your home a simpler, more peaceful place.
Last week, I shared with you a terrific idea for a Mailbox Advent Wreath, shared by our reader Celine. This week, I was thrilled to receive yet another amazing set of images of a beautiful outdoor Advent
A huge thank you to Celine McCoy for sharing her amazingly creative (and yet easy and affordable) ideas for home Advent decorations. In this wonderful PDF file, Celine shares her directions for creating home made Advent banners
As much as moms work to focus on celebrating Christmas as Catholics, consumerism abounds in our culture. Most families have been busy buying, wrapping, and sending gifts and driving themselves crazy. Let’s see if I can simplify
Clean your bathroom today and have a clean bathroom for the rest of the day, but teach your children to clean the bathroom and have a clean bathroom for the rest of their years at home. .
Editor’s note: Today, with great joy we welcome Nancy Nemitz to our CatholicMom.com family of contributors. Nancy is a professional organizer, a mom who homeschooled her children, and an active force in consulting to families and organizations
Every which way I turn, every nook, every cranny in my home I find clothes. Socks here, underwear there, shirts up high, shorts to and fro. It’s the never ending maze of clothes. Dirty, but not in
Talking about Shopper (and my compulsion to be ultra-organized about grocery shopping) reminded me of one of my other compulsions: making a menu plan for dinners. A long time ago, I tried out FlyLady to help organize
As we leap headfirst into a new school year, I’m full of ideas for how I’ll stay organized and on top of things and keep the house clean and serve three nutritious, home-cooked meals a day and
When I was in the waiting room at the dentist office the other day, I noticed that most of the female/home-type magazines all had some type of “Clutter Control” articles. Naturally, I picked up a few to
Last week, I attended a conference in Kansas City where I gave one of my “Dinner Time” talks. After sharing all the reasons why having dinner together with your family is so important, I went on to
On this week’s episode of The Gist, Danielle, Rachel and Carolee welcome guests Sister Kathryn and Jaymie Stuart Wolfe to chat about toddlers and vocations. Check out The Gist every Wednesday morning for a new show at 10:30 with rebroadcasts Thursday