Mrs. Jones' Soapbox / momlife

  • How to clean when you are feeling completely overwhelmed

    Is the house a mess, but you’re not sure where to even begin? Welcome to the crowd. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Your feelings are real and maybe even emotionally painful at times. I get it. I often look around my house, and even my life, and wonder how all the other moms keep it together. I know what it’s like to think there is way too much to do and not enough hours in the day … or enough energy! Day after day, I feel like I wake up, get the girls off to school, drink my coffee, and feel pumped to tackle my to-do list … only to find that the day flew by … and the toys, dishes, and stacks of paperwork are still staring at me at 7 p.m. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know how to clean up the mess in your house, here are some simple solutions that I believe will help — ALL of us. ;)
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  • Spring Break Activities for the Entire Family

    I’m not sure how spring break is already right around the corner … I literally feel like it slapped me right in the face this year. Time is definitely flying by. That’s the bad news. The good news is that we are the pilots, and we create the memories. If you are lucky enough to stay home with your kiddos for the entire week, or even part of the week, here are some fun activities for the entire family.    Grab your favorite books and head outside. Plan a picnic! Spread a blanket in the grass, take a few books...

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