A cleaning rhythm and how we all work together as a family

Living in a rental townhouse, we have house inspections every three months. This is great motivation to keep our house orderly and tidy. We do receive a general report at the end of the inspection, which I use as a guide to keep on top of things. I have found that having a general cleaning … More A cleaning rhythm and how we all work together as a family

Independence in the home- children’s wardrobe update

We (my children and I) did a bit of a tidy up of their wardrobe and mine over the last couple of days, now that our Australian Winter is over and Spring has arrived. Their space is now less cluttered and more workable which makes putting clothes away so much easier. The larger baskets on … More Independence in the home- children’s wardrobe update

A change in mindset- children’s clothing swaps and buying second hand

Have you ever thought about a clothing or toy swap with other families, buying second-hand when you need something for your family such as clothes or shoes or donating items that are no longer being used? More recently we received a bag of boy clothes from one of the mums at my children’s school. Her … More A change in mindset- children’s clothing swaps and buying second hand