By Tanya Freedman Get Organized Positivity

A Writer’s, Mother’s Job is Never Done

Sometimes we must complete tasks and just accept that the maintenance job is never done!

Unlike my 24-year-old daughter who starts to get jittery if she’s at home for more than two days, I’m a homebody who also needs some social interaction every couple of weeks. As a writer, book publisher and interior designer I work from home mainly on my laptop, and I love it.

Especially when it comes to keeping organized.

Everyday: clearing up, cooking, walking, exercise (dance and stretching)

Enjoy The Little Things even when the job is never done!

Connect: Talk to family and friends on Skype or Facetime; send funny and inspiring jokes and music videos – joy is in enjoying the little things in our lives, right now!

Weekly: Grocery shopping, clothes, towel and bedlinen washing, yoga, menu plan

Seasonal: Every two or three months I rifle through the medicine and vitamin containers and snack boxes and I throw out expired items. I update, renew or repair chipped plates, mugs, etc. and get rid of expired food in pantry and/or fridge and freezer.

Inside bedroom wardrobes, kitchen and bathroom cabinets:

Every five or six months, (depending if spring or winter come earlier or later) I change over the seasonal clothes, shoes, bedding, décor, etc.

Annually: I go through my business plan, notes, etc.
Enjoy getting away as we used to enjoy doing! Getaways do not have to be extravagant or abroad. Here in Ontario my husband and I have discovered many wonderful hidden treasures of bed and breakfast places. And just daily picnic excursions.

A homebody’s job is never done, and some jobs are more fun that others, but all are necessary to get and stay
organized while enjoying your home.

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Turn Your Thoughts Completely Around:

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right,” Henry Ford’s emphasis on how powerful our attitudes are, which can and will determine our success or failure.


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