Slowly, Melanie Jean Juneau learned how to let nonessentials go and centre on loving and receiving love. Maintaining a perfectly clean house with all the laundry folded in dresser drawers was not central to her vocation as a mother but having time to spend with God and nurture her kids was.
What does Tami Kiser advise moms who just can’t face one more sinkful of dirty dishes?
Somewhere, on the road to sanctity, one must scale Mt. Laundry. Rhonda Ortiz shares her (friends’) tips.
After a beloved family member’s unexpected death, Elena LaVictoire has begun looking at her own “stuff” with an eye toward what will be passed along to her family.
January is National Get Organized Month. How will you celebrate? Meg Matenaer, a truly messy person, humbly offers a few ideas for home organization that has worked in her home.
It’s supposed to be vacation. But most of us are still stuck with those tiresome tasks of shopping, meal planning, and meal preparation. Here is a simple solution that our family has been doing to “take a little vacation” from these tasks so mom can enjoy a little summer break, too. It’s especially helpful when everyone chips in and helps!
Sarah Damm feels overwhelmed by her house. In this post, she shares about her burnout and her desire to joyfully reclaim her home. She turns to CatholicMom.com readers for ideas.
A new cleaning product that is safe and made with ingredients you could eat. This stuff is super economical because for most uses you’ll dilute it way down. With each order you’ll get a handy chart that tells how much to use for which type of cleaning you’re doing (I’ll share just a few, but there’s a huge long list): dish soap, appliances, carpets, bathrooms, laundry, hand wash, produce wash, pet stains, degreasing, permanent marker stains (!), and I just realized it can even be used for shampoo and facial cleanser — I don’t understand how it can be mild enough for that stuff yet strong enough to get out my nasty stains, but I love it!