Tag Archives: Fly Lady

tracking from the deep end

Hello, my name is Britt and I’m a messaholic. Last weekend I was struggling with three main things…I had promised my children to use the computer less, it was a holiday, and my teeth went absolutely nutso causing pain and … Continue reading

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bed time routine..with gratitude

Last night was wonderful and peaceful. Gratitude had done it’s work in my heart. I was finishing my evening routine. I decided to pick up the camera to give an idea of what is going on during my evening routine…(or … Continue reading

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habits meet plumbing

So Saturday night I had a date.  YAY!  But our team lost! NAY! They really lost…couldn’t make a shot, kept handing the ball over to the other team.  gave the game away in a nice beautifully wrapped package. sigh.  I … Continue reading

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I am not behind…kinda

So last night the oldest 4 children had youth night at church.  My dear husband normally takes them but he had a Basketball banquet. That could mean that I would take everyone and then somehow exist in the church with … Continue reading

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the judgement of an open door

Yesterday I had a few experiences that reminded me why I’m doing this and just how behind I am.  My husband has decreed that next week’s spring break will be spring cleaning.  He listed off a bunch of projects he … Continue reading

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A whole week! Somehow I have survived a whole week of Fly Lady My children see a clean house as a sort of blank canvas awaiting their creativity to become the perfect work of art. This has increased their creativity … Continue reading

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learning to walk

Now is a good time to share my philosophy of learning. I share it regularly with my children, and I’m feeling grateful it has seeped into my own brain. Over the years we have seen many toddlers take their first … Continue reading

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tis a gift to be simple

With four extra children in my home for a bulk of the day and into the night, 7 different paper mache projects and calls for a plumber it’s obvious why I need to simplify.    A man I highly respect tells a … Continue reading

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Situations Awaiting Wisdom

TADA! A shiny sink. WOOHOO!  It is shiny. I’m too tired to be grinning ear to ear, so that may be a little forced. It doesn’t exactly feel like a hug from Fly Lady either, it’s a little too shiny … Continue reading

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Monday motivation Mother-the anti sisyphus

One of the most frequent questions I’m asked is “how do you do it?” This blog is written, in part,  to answer that question.  The answer right now is… not as well as I’d like. In the last 6 years we’ve moved … Continue reading

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