We’re all busy, but some of us seem to handle things in a much easier way. When you find that your home life is far too chaotic, it might be time to do something about it. Because alongside any home changes that might make things feel a little easier for you, you should definitely think about the changes you can make around the home too. Sometimes, you’re not always as able to handle things completely on your own, or in the same way that you’re currently dealing with them. So, you have to start making changes. But the hardest part is often knowing what those changes should be. So let’s take a look at five different things that could make your home life a little easier.
Getting Up Earlier
First of all, you may find that getting up earlier is going to really help you out. When you spend ages snoozing the alarm, and generally struggle to get up in the morning, you’re more likely to find it harder to stay motivated throughout the day to get things done. But when you get straight up, and get on with your day, you’re more likely to have a lot more energy. And, as a second benefit, the earlier you get up, the more you can get done. And what’s not to like about that?
Setting A Homework Schedule
If you find that you’re forever trying to chase up different pieces of homework, to then find out your kids have too much to get done in one evening, you’re going to need something to iron that out. Because you can’t spend every single evening frantically rushing to get things done. But with a stellar homework routine in place, you should find that you’re able to make sure everything is done on time, and your evenings should run a little smoother too.
And then you’ve also got your housework to think about too. Because we all know how quickly that can start to pile up. But if you’re always doing things late at night, or just letting too much work pile up and it’s stressing you out, you may need to work with someone such as Central Home Services to get it done. From specialist cleaners to even general tidying, you could find that hiring some help is exactly what you need to keep things on track.
Agreeing On Chores
From here, you’re then going to want to try and delegate a little. When you’re a mom, you tend to want to do everything yourself, but that’s just too hard to commit to. Instead, you should think about making sure everyone can agree on the chores they’ll take on. That way, you don’t have to do it all yourself, and your husband and kids can do their bit too.
Relaxing A Little
And you’re definitely going to want to think about relaxing a little bit more in life too. Because when things get on top of you, you can start to feel way more stressed than you perhaps need to. But by taking the time out, and enjoying your evenings more, you should find that life is much easier to manage, thanks to a little help from every other point too.
Okay, I’m sure I’ve mentioned my periods of being banned from doing household tasks such as the dishes (relegated to wiping up), and doing Rish’s washing due to one too many tissue incidents (bans have been lifted due to the necessity of me being available to do these tasks).
I was just putting out washing, a couple of loads (second load took ages – you kind of have to lean on the washing machine to stablise it sometimes when there’s larger items like towels, sheets, or jujitsu stuff)…
Putting a denimn skirt on the line. It’s a nice sunny day, over 20 degrees, so I think to myself “Oh I should change out of these jeans and into that skirt, would be much better for spring”. I moved on fromt hat and completed the hanging of the washing.
Walked back into the house and realised that, actually, that wouldn’t really work, as the skirt is WET and that’s why I was hanging it out. *shakes head* It seemed like such a good idea too. Maybe tomorrow?
I should stick to tasks I seem to be very good at. Like shopping for shoes and underwear :p
(But no handbags. Why are all the handbags so ugly at the moment? I want a new one sometime soon, but awesome Kathy Van Zeeland one is starting to get all tatty… want a new one before summer. Any suggestions?)