Now that we are at the tail end of the summer school holidays (as you might have guessed by the amount of sibling fighting going on in your house), here are a couple of tips I have found helpful over the school years with my three boys:
These last few weeks before Christmas and school holidays can be like running the last leg of a marathon. You’re already exhausted from the past 11 months but there seem to be more events, tasks and challenges in the run up (or is that run down?) to the end of the year – even in exceptional years like this one.
Every object you own is an item on your to-do-list… … that is, unless you are completely comfortable living amongst clutter, and aren’t troubled by being late, missing appointments or paying extra fees. But most people aren’t comfortable with this “too much” situation – not in our social environment.
We hope these hacks help you enjoy a happier family life and to have less mess in your home! by Helena Tosello I fully admit that if given the chance I would choose not to do most of the everyday tasks that come with being a mother. You know the things I mean. Craft. Helping with science projects. Keeping track of everyone’s vaccinations, eye and dental check-ups. Easter hat parades. Book week costumes. Other kids’ birthday parties. Craft.
Decluttering on air in ABC’s podcast series The Pineapple Project Early in 2019 I drove out to the western part of Sydney to meet Claire Hooper, Australian comedian, mother of two, and host of The Pineapple Project podcast for a special episode on decluttering.