Nobody likes it. I mean really? Maybe you enjoy it, but I don't. Over the years I have learned that it is a necessary evil and I have come to enjoy the routine of it and the order that is the result......I will never love scrubbing the toliets or bathtubs or cleaning up little people's rooms. I don't do it perfectly. I probably don't even do it well but I do the best I can with what I have. I have come to accept that my best is enough.
Part of housework, or maybe home management, is chores. Chores are the housework done by little people. Oh, how I struggled the first few years to get my older 2 children to do chores. I finally resorted to paying them. Now that they are older they do better. Now I am training the little ones.
Chores: Many Hands Make Light of the Work for the May review as part of the Gabby Moms blogging program. This isn't a book or an audio. It is a bundle.....4 audios and 6 e-books, all pertaining to the topic of chores. Chores for you and chores for your children. How to get chores done. How to encourage others to do their chores. Efficient ways to get things done. Lorrie also discusses the Biblical basis behind chores and our attitudes regarding work.
Here is a list of everything that is included in this bundle:
God Blesses This House, but He Doesn't Clean It
God Blesses This House, but He Doesn't Organize It
12 Super Simple Time Saving Tips
Cheerful Children and Challenging Chores
Neat and Tidy, Tried and True Organization Tips
Turn Housework Into Fun and Games
Teach Your Kids How to Clean a Kitchen
Teach Your Kids How to Clean a Bathroom
Keep it Clean and Toxin Free
DIY Cleaning Supplies
All this is available from www.eternalencouragment.com for $24.97
Tidbits that I took away from this bundle:
**We are blessed that we need help - God has blessed us abundantly with our home, possessions and family!
**Give children guidelines BEFORE they start
**Make every minute of the day count
**I LOVE the marble chore reward method.....I guess you will have to get the bundle to see what I am talking about :)
NOW.......I have a giveaway for you :) YOU can get a copy of this bundle for yourself. To enter go HERE and leave a comment before May 31st and one winner will be selected and notified via email.
I received this product as part of the Gabby Moms review program in exchange for an honest and fair review.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Monday, May 07, 2012
As a mom, we hold a lot of job titles and lets be honest, we aren't exactly pulling in the big bucks :) We are paid in hugs, kisses and the knowledge that we are fullfilling our God given roles as wives and mothers. With that said, sometimes I am empty. KWIM? I think that we all feel that way sometimes. I love reading blogs, magazines and email and many times I get the encouragement that I need from that. Another wonderful resource of encouragement for me is facebook. The best thing on facebook (in my opinion) is a facebook party. Lots of people gathered in one spot (computer techy speaking anyway - you don't want to hear my theory on the internet) talking about a common theme. An honest to goodness party! With gifts :) Want to join the party on Monday May 14th?