The journey to be organized is in seasons
We are all doing an amazing job raising our children to become the vision of what they are destined to be, we can become so organized that we want the house spotless and as a result we become overwhelmed with everyday clean up activity.
In the season of raising younger children, I pray you don’t become so overwhelmed with organization and housekeeping that you forget to create time for life; self-care of you, with friends, with your husband, your children and your personal health.
We need to remember that our home cannot be the same haven that you had before you started your family.
I’m so like… I want my house spotless (neat freak, control freak… me…you name it) and clutter free, but what season are you in? As a single person and a senior adult, time is your friend compared to when you have younger children.
A good place to start will be to understand the seasons you are in, also maybe, consider your commitments and activities and do that which bears fruit into the future.
Are your children still in elementary or middle school? Keeping your home organized may prove challenging; there are so many extracurricular activities and not enough time during the day to complete them all.
Breathe, stay calm and remember this stage of life is not impossibility; it just means that you need a “plan” daily and intentionally.
What’s the plan, you ask?
- To help make your journey in this season of bringing up younger children an enjoyable one, not one of overwhelm.
- What one thing can you change, I know you may not feel like doing it but take just one step at a time, one day every week.
Change Watch – Do This – An area of overwhelm and anxiety is the breaking of furniture and potential injury to younger children as a result of furniture around the home.
- Audit your home; make your home safe for these little ones that were once a dream and a vision of yours, appliances and furniture should be bought with children in mind.
- Considering putting such in storage, charity or donate to a family in need.
Sincerely in Joy,
Encouragement from an optimistic single mom.
Life changed for me in 2008, and since then it has been an adventure.
I have learnt to love the road I am on, and smell the roses while driving on it too.
I believe that standards of living can change without a moment’s notice, affecting our old way of life.
That Passion can die, and be reignited again.
I found my passion and It’s writing and the story behind it.
I’m super passionate about hospitality, leadership and finance.
I am a single mom of boys who wants to change the world through a smile and genuine service.
I own up to the fact that I make an awesome follower.
I encourage and I inspire. I write, I blog, sometimes – I lead well, and sometimes I follow badly. But the important thing is to get started.
I recently met Simon Sinek, the Start with Why Guy and and so continue to inspire the world.
Email me for a free 20 minute chat or to help you on your way to your Why.
from my heart, xoxoxo