Follow these 5 simple steps in your before school routine to get your day off to a great start. Image graphic of numbered icons depicting the five things to do in your routine: make your bed, do laundry, eat breakfast, get dressed, and get books and supplies ready for school.
Family, Homeschool, kids

A Simple 5 Step Before School Routine to Make Mornings Easier

Our before school routine used to look like: Me getting up later than I planned, waking our kids up, making sure they got out of bed, getting them into the kitchen for breakfast and then to the living room for school before getting dressed, then feeling frustrated because I felt behind. Breakfast was often not… Continue reading A Simple 5 Step Before School Routine to Make Mornings Easier

Get kids to bed earlier is easier when you follow these simple steps. Image of a little boy sleeping on his bed, covered by a light blue blanket.
kids

Getting Younger Kids to Bed Earlier

Creating Bedtime Routines for Younger Kids Getting kids to bed earlier can be done. I have a confession to make. When our oldest two kids were little (1 and 2 years old) we did not have a set bedtime for them. We let them stay up until they were tired and then got them ready… Continue reading Getting Younger Kids to Bed Earlier

Follow Seven Steps to create Sanity Saving Routines. Image of a hand holding a pen over a blank sheet of paper. Image from Death to Stock Photo.
At Home, Family, Personal Enrichment

Seven Steps to Sanity Saving Routines

Developing personal routines was a sanity saver for me. I used to cringe inwardly when I heard the word routine. To me, a routine was confining and boring. That is not what I wanted in my life. I wanted more joy and peace in my life. I was tired of feeling frazzled and feeling that… Continue reading Seven Steps to Sanity Saving Routines