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The cool way to store your loyalty cards

I love a good loyalty program, like the next person. I mean, if you are shopping somewhere regularly, why not benefit from free stuff?   But, I hate having to carry around a bulky pile of plastic loyalty cards.   … Read More

The 3-day rule for creating and breaking habits

The 3-Day rule for creating or breaking habits

“It takes 3-days to make a habit and 3-days to break a habit.” I can’t remember when I first learned about the 3-day rule, but as I was navigating my way through life as a new mum I used this … Read More

Far out, I forgot the milk

What does your usual Sunday afternoon look like? If your family is anything like mine, Sunday’s usually involve a lot of organisation and planning, particularly meal planning and shopping for ingredients.   Who is going to be home at what … Read More

Nagging. We promise ourselves we will stop nagging the kids, but here we are. EEEEeeeeevery morning, eeeeeeevery afternoon and eeeeeevery bedtime.

How to stop nagging the kids

Nagging. We promise ourselves we will stop nagging the kids, but here we are. EEEEeeeeevery morning, eeeeeeevery afternoon and eeeeeevery bedtime.   Groundhog Day. Repeat. White noise.   “Where are your shoes?” “Have you brushed your teeth?” “Is your homework … Read More

4 ways to organise your family

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style – Maya Angelou From one busy mum to another – I can tell you … Read More

Ah, the magic of lists

The dreaded to-do list. Even I, a total ‘list person’, can relate to the dragging feeling of endless adding, checking off and keeping up to date. If you have multiple notebooks on the go, your calendar is always up-to-date and … Read More

Mornings are often the craziest part of the day. It is so important to give yourself and your body respect and the gift of time in the mornings if you are to achieve a stress-free morning and have a successful and productive day.

Simple tips for a stress-free morning

Do you feel like you’ve already endured an entire work day by 9 a.m? Every. Single. Day. Does a stress-free morning sound impossible? You’re not alone. Mornings (especially if you work outside the home, have school-age kids or both) are often the craziest … Read More

Minimise and de-clutter your paper piles

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.” – Albert Einstein   Do you ever feel like you are drowning in paper piles? By the time you realise how many catalogues, bank statements, bills and school forms you have somehow collected, your home … Read More