Don’t have time to meditate? Try mindful tidying instead!

It has been a long, exhausting day of work and errands. Supper is done, but the sink is full of dirty dishes and pans. Every surface in your home, it seems, is strewn with the detritus of family life, and no one is exactly jumping for joy at the prospect of helping you to tidy […]

Easy Ways to Sneak More Veggies Into Your Family’s Diet

  The World Health Organization recommends consuming at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. What’s more, you are supposed to “eat the rainbow”, so you get a broad distribution of vitamins, trace minerals, anti-oxidants, and fiber to help your body curb cravings and function perfectly. As lovely as all that sounds, kids […]

Six Habits of People with Perpetually Tidy Homes

You know who we are talking about! Those people whose homes you can visit at virtually any time of day or night to find them perfectly tidy, with a distinct feeling of peace and calm flowing throughout. Here are a few things we have observed about the way these homes are typically organized and the […]

55 Special Uses For Baking Soda You Never Knew Existed

Baking soda can be used for more things than you think aside from baking. This natural product, also known as sodium bicarbonate, doesn’t only make your cakes taste better, but it also improves your life in the most toxic-free and eco-friendly way (other friendly multi-purpose products include lemons and olive oil). This super-cheap wonder product […]

Those Deadly Dust Bunnies.

Did you know that those harmless looking “Dust Bunnies” could be harmful to your health? Have you ever done some cleaning and noticed little balls of dust under the couch, behind the furniture, or even hiding out near the laundry dryer? It’s just a collection of lint and dead skin cells, no big deal, right? […]

Get Off to the Right Start in 2015 by Tidying Up Your Email Inbox

Your home might be clean and tidy, but — if you’re like most people — there’s a very good chance your email inbox is just the opposite! To help start the New Year right, we offer the following tips and strategies for cleaning your inbox, keeping it tidy going forward and, most important, stopping the […]

Home Cleaning Resolutions for 2015

Do you ever wonder why some people’s homes seem constantly – and effortlessly – spotless? It doesn’t necessarily mean they clean all the time. More likely, it means they hold to a set of attitudes and simple behaviors that, with a little resolve, you too can acquire. Here are 12 easy New Year’s Cleaning Resolutions […]

Tips for Keeping Your Holidays Most Joyful

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration with family and friends. But they can also be a great source of stress and especially effective at reactivating old patterns – such as sibling rivalries, grudges and petty jealousies – both within and among families. Here are seven tips for keeping the […]

Countdown To Thanksgiving Day!

  We’re not going to pretend that pulling off Thanksgiving dinner is a cinch. But you can make your life easier by planning ahead, breaking big tasks into smaller parts, and by keeping a checklist of what you have left to do. Use this T-Day Timeline to get a sense of what to do and […]