I have written about being a good homemaker, a better homemaker, an enviable homemaker and each comes with its own tips, some worded differently and some unique to its purpose. Every home is different, the needs of the home vary but the ability to handle a home is the constant every homemaker needs. I think […]
Everyday, we stare at a list of things that need to be done and we just know it ain’t gonna happen!
How to decide what is important and urgent all the way to unnecessary…
As the primary homemaker (mother, father or partner and even those taking care of the elderly) we take it upon ourself to do everything, then we complain that housework is never ending and we are overwhelmed. This is because we have not created “housework boundaries”.
What sort of limits are needed?
Some homemaking systems work really well while others might not be the best. There is always room for improvement in systems. Homemaking Systems are also not static, they actually evolve with us.
Here is the simplest way to improve your systems.
We were raised to be punctual. Never keep people waiting. Time is precious etc etc etc.
Yet, we are more often that not lagging in our chores because we didn’t show up on time.
These are the TEN most simple and obvious, yet often overlooked tasks (it’s actually a habit), it’s just the finish up of the current task!