Thursday, September 17, 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
~to keep things running smoothly in the house, and avoid undue stress~
Rest, worship, fellowship, relax, & in the evenings, get organized for the week (tidy house, make Justin’s lunches, organize laundry)
Stay Home! Catch up on laundry, vacuum and sweep floors, file papers, look at calendar, pay bills.
Laundry and closets
Laundry/Arthur Run(milk, produce, eggs, health food store)
Playdate Day or Park/Fieldtrip day
Cleaning Catch-up(if certain chores didn’t get accomplished during the week) Menu planning, garden, fun/project day, date night day
Wash all bedding once a month, or as needed.
Work on washing windows!
Deep clean kitchen--wipe down appliances and wash kitchen floor
Plan and shop for birthdays, weddings, and new babies
Send out cards and thank-you’s
File pictures on computer by month, copy onto a disk, upload to walmart and print
5:30/6 a.m. Me Wakeup-Devotions/shower, makeup/read, research
7:30 Breakfast (Samuel-dressed and bed made before b-fast, quickie chores--laundry gatherer, unload dishwasher, pick up shoes, vacuum rug) Dress other kids, empty trash, brush teeth, give vitamins, make beds, set out meat to thaw
8:30 Devotions: sing, pray, bible story, memorization
9:00 Walk (on non-walking days, start school earlier)
William- Mat Time and “school”
12-1 Outside Playtime/Kitchen Cleanup
1-3:30 Naptime/Cleaning time, music practicing, research, laundry, bills, organization
3:30-4 Mat Time (for 2 youngest) while I start supper, fold laundry, finish up school w/ Samuel
4-6 Free Playtime/Movie/Outside Play
6-8 Supper/Clean-up, Outside play and pick-up
8:30 Devotions/Time w/ Daddy
So these are my hopeful and helpful ways for preserving my sanity. :) Hope they might've been some help to other moms out there. I always like reading about what other mom's do. It gives me good ideas. I like reading about real-life/pratical stuff. Happy Wednesday!!