A beautiful day, everyone home, everyone happy, all the Windows were open……..You’ll never guess what happened! (A day in our crazy life!)

It was a beautiful July day and all 7 of us were home.  The weather was amazing; not hot, but beautiful!  All the windows were open and everyone was busy doing different things.  Everyone was occupied and everyone was getting along.  My husband was out washing the car.  One of the girls was upstairs hanging

Let’s show them our gratitude this Veteran’s Day and beyond!!

Thank you for your service!!  Let’s show them how much we appreciate them this Veteran’s Day and beyond!!! Important! Please take time to read this and know that I would rather see us all take time to do the following project this weekend, instead of doing any organizing (that’s how important it is!!!!) Here is

More Paper?! More Information?! Help!!: Setting up a Control Center – Step by Step Instructions

ORGANIZATIONAL COMPONENTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONTROL CENTER Components of your Control Center:  Always in a High Traffic Area (where do you “drop” things – the mail etc.), File System, Message Center, Work Space, Calendar, To Do List, Wastebasket, and Reference Binder 1. Choose the location and the piece of furniture (table etc.) for your control

“I didn’t want to ride the roller coasters today!  

Parenting can be so much like a visit to an amusement park.  Some days we are able to just sit on the bench and watch the roller coasters go up and down, and side to side; twisting and turning with heart stopping drops and loops.  We sit calmly, while screams of fun and fear echo

“The Not So Perfect Family:  The Backstory Revealed”

Our family brought up the gifts at church on Sunday……Sounds good – right?  Well here’s the backstory…….  We made it to church with not too many arguments (there are always some with all the personalities in our clan).  We pour out of our not so subtle, 12 passenger van…..4 teenage girls and 1 preteen boy,

Start the New Year off with Organizing Success: 10 Quick Organizing Projects

Organizing can seem so overwhelming!  I know that starting is half the battle, so here are 10 quick organizing projects to get you started and give you a boost of success. Before you start, even these quick projects, remember to always declutter first.  Clean out the chosen area and then organize it!  Do NOT just

Celebrating the Small Victories

I have decided that being a Mom is all about celebrating the small victories.  So often our world looks to the big events and big accomplishments.  I think that in the world of parenting it is the small victories that mean the most.