Posts Tagged ‘Overwhelmed’

Feeling Desperate

This post is important enough to share yearly. The holidays are a difficult time of year, especially so if you have recently suffered a loss or are in a period of transition, like divorce. Please remember, if you ever do feel hopeless, help is available, whether it’s through IAmAlive.org, 1-800-SUICIDE, 211, or reaching out to…

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Dealing With Too Much Stuff

Dear Home Ec 101, The article I read about a mother with 3 children with a baby on the way felt her house work was not getting done as she would like. You said your life has changed and yet you still do you regular cleaning. What is your regular cleaning routine? I once tried Fly…

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Iron Chef Pantry Clean Out: Tuesday Talk

Heather says: Yesterday at lunch I couldn’t face another PB&J (for myself, I’ve really been a slacker lately, the kids eat way better than I have been). I opened up the cupboards and freezer -and yes, I could hear my mother fussing in my head- and stared, and stared, and stared. I talk about menu…

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Customizing the Chore Routine

Dear Home Ec 101, I love your site and I want to love this chore list, but I don’t know how to make it work for our family. We have a 6 month old, a toddler, and two hairy cats. I work part time and have two days during the week to do chores. Can…

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