Moms have a lot to take care of on a daily basis which means that there should be a few things that can be added to their daily lives to make things just a little bit easier. With work, children, home duties and other demands there is no reason why moms shouldn’t indulge in little life hacks that will make all the difference. Here are a few steps to take to make sure you do what needs to be done without leaving anything out.
De-clutter your life
The first step is to get rid of the junk and start afresh. It is not a secret that we all sometimes gather to many things in our lifetime and unfortunately these dust collectors pile up. Take time to go through one room at a time in your home and make the decision of what should stay and what should go. Ask yourself if you have used the item in the last 3 months. Read more about de-cluttering and getting rid of junk around the house for some inspiration to get started.
Keep a planner
It is important to plan your daily duties. Make sure that you are prepared for your daily tasks and plan accordingly. Keeping a planner might seem old school to most but it is still a surefire method to make sure everything gets done. As moms it is so easy to forget something and that can sometimes be our downfall and cause great disruption. Whether you plan your day in a traditional planner or organizer or you download an app that allows you to schedule tasks it will make your life easier.
Trash or Recycle?
Keep a trash and recycle bin to make taking out the trash a walk in the park. This is you doing your part for the environment and also keeps your trash sorted accordingly. Read more about the importance of recycling here.
Hitch a ride
Make use of Uber to get to where you need to go. Cars break down and public transport is sometimes a nightmare. Take a look at uber code (“código promocional uber” in Portuguese) to learn more about this fantastic method of transport. It is cost efficient and effective and a great and safe way for moms to travel.
One day for cleaning
Select one day per week to do cleaning. With a family and more than one household member you will drive yourself insane when trying to keep up with cleaning. Do the necessary things like filling the dishwasher and giving the floor a sweep now and then but do your detailed cleaning on a dedicated day every week.
This is a great bit of advice and will help you to not waste any food. If you buy groceries it is a great idea to rotate the food that you have in your cupboards and freezer. This will allow you to keep stock on what needs to be prepared first and which expiry dates to watch.