Responsibilities of Motherhood

Top 15 Posts to Help Juggle the Responsibilities of Motherhood

Mom. How can this one little word capture what a woman does for her family? Whether you are a mom to one or many, to babies, teens or every where in between; you stay at home or work outside the home; you are doing incredible work as you juggle the different responsibilities of motherhood.   One of our goals here at Organized Homeschool is to give you ideas, tips, and encouragement for an Organized Homeschool, Organized Life, and Organized … Continue reading →

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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

In our daily lives, time management is very important. It can help us prioritize, arrange and perform tasks effectively. Imagine doing something without a plan. Definitely, you will never know where and how to start. You have to understand that time management skills are not skills you can acquire from school. It is best acquired through constant practice of what you have learned about mastering your own time and doing it effectively. Procrastination is the Enemy Procrastination … Continue reading →

Confessions of a Cluttered Crafter

Confessions of a Cluttered Crafter

Do you have an area of your home that seems to attract clutter? I’ve been working on taming the clutter monster in my own home. So, whether it is your school room or your whole house these tips from guest poster Jeriann Watkins about decluttering her craft room can be put into practice in your space. Since I was a kid, I have leaned toward creative activities. I always colored my pictures in rainbow. Time with my Grammy was … Continue reading →

Saying No Doesn't Mean You're a Bad Person

Saying No Doesn’t Make You a Bad Person

When to Say No Obviously, there are times when you should say yes rather than no. If your boss offers you a raise, you would be foolish to say “No thank you.” Alternately, you probably shouldn’t say yes to a 50% drop in salary either. So, when should you say “no”? You just say no when saying yes means compromising your values, health or wellness. This means critiquing your choice before you make it. Don’t rush into … Continue reading →

3 Lies the enemy wants you to believe

3 Lies the Enemy Wants You To Believe

I am so proud of myself for sticking with the Make Over Your Mornings course. I am learning so much. I wanted to share with you some things that Crystal teaches in Days 9 through 11 in her course. They are simple truths that we all have heard before but the way she explains them and how she shares her personal testimony really shines new light on some of the insecurities and struggles that we as mothers … Continue reading →

How To Get Through Summer Vacation Without Breaking A Sweat

The long awaited summer break naturally spells fun for the kids, but when it comes to those who are home-schooled, moms and dads are faced with an additional challenge – how do we get the kids to stay in touch with their studies while all they’ve got on the brain is fun and games? Luckily for us, we’ve got lots of options these days, and fun and games can co-exist with education! If you’re stumped on how … Continue reading →

The Working Mom War

The Working Mom War Inside My Heart – Is It Even Biblical?

I have this struggle in my heart and mind. It’s like an ongoing war inside my head and in my heart. It has to do with trying to be the best at all I do, but yet feeling like I am always falling short. The main questions that repeat in my mind every day are: Is it okay for me to work? Full-time or Part-time? Is it my responsibility to make sure this new business succeeds and … Continue reading →

how to organize a 4th of July party quickly

How To Organize a 4th of July Party Quickly

I have been fervently searching the internet on how to organize a 4th of July party quick because we have dear friends coming in from out of town this weekend to spend the holiday with us. Life has been so busy with putting the house on the market and trying to implement our new minimalist lifestyle (a.k.a. getting rid of a bunch of stuff!) that this holiday totally snuck up on me. So here I am, exactly … Continue reading →

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How To Declutter a House POD Style

I have finally found the absolute best solution on how to declutter a house! Are you ready for it? RENT A POD! Yes it is a little unsightly, and this size POD cost $180 month, but I don’t intend to keep it forever. In fact, if the things I put in this nice little storage solution stay there untouched for over a month, then that gives me the green light to implement the DST Method (Donate, Sell, … Continue reading →

How I Feed My Family of 6 For $100 a Week

How I Feed my Family of 6 on a $100 Week Frugal Grocery Budget

I must confess to you I am not the most organized person, which can make monthly grocery shopping on a frugal grocery budget, or money diet as my oldest daughter calls it, a bit of a challenge.  But let me assure you it still is possible! I love the old saying, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Due to pay cuts and the poor economy I found myself needing to slash my family’s grocery budget from about … Continue reading →