Mrs. Jones' Soapbox / motivation

  • 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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  • Tomorrow is Monday. Don’t forget to be awesome.

    The weekends seem to fly by, and before you know it it’s Monday again. Monday is a state of mind, so put on your sassy pants and be a Monday warrior. I know it’s never as easy as it sounds, but whether you’re starting a new fitness plan, eating better, walking more or dedicating the week to more YOU time, there is no better time to start than on a Monday. I’ve compiled a few healthy tips to help get you through the week.      Make sure you drink a ton of H2O. Water not only helps control calories,...

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