We've all been there and done that and know we'll have to keep doing it over and over again. Well, I'm talking about the millions of times that we are required to juggle a multitude of tasks and try to create that perfect work and home balance, something that still continues to evade me, to this day.
Okay, so I won't call myself a control freak, but come on, who doesn't like a bit of sanity and some control, right? With the changing pace of life though, that can be quite a difficult one. So it was quite an interesting idea when I got this mail from Mary Brown, from Admire Moms a new online platform where moms can hang out and get a lot of information about various topics that they can relate to, such as parenting, traveling with kids, lifestyle, beauty, fashion, food and more. Mary wanted to share a guest post with us at My Little One And Me and one of the things she wanted to talk about was the importance of organization in our lives, and how it can help us as moms.
So without further ado, here's to Mary.....
Balancing your job with kids, laundry, cooking, shopping, workout and a fulsome social life can be super stressful. No matter how hard you try, the probability of things piling up is quite high. So, what’s the solution? Just focus on the priorities and ignore the rest.
Challenges And Confrontation
For a mother, the challenges are many - both at home and in office. In between dealing with temper tantrums, sibling rivalry, bullying, bed-wetting, potty training, homework, exams and illnesses, you have to ensure your kids eat properly, sleep well and your home is spick and span. On the work-front, you need to keep up-to-date and stay above par in your field of expertise. Juggling several tasks all at once can burn you out speedily. Being organized seems to be the only solution.
Strategies For Organizing Your Life
Once your organizing tools are all set to take up the challenge, you can begin to formulate strategies to organize your life. A good start would be to de-clutter your office desk, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Just keep in mind four rules to put these spaces in order: