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In my efforts to become a better homemaker, despite being a single-working-mom, I found some useful online tools /printables that have made a big difference.

The first thing I did was Google eBooks on organizing the home and Time Management. In my research I found someone had written about scheduling their day – hour by hour. What a concept! It was like an epiphany for me. Being a Project Manager at work, I am big on scheduling my day due to conference calls with clients, wireframes to create, design reviews, website deliveries, etc. I am VERY productive at work. But every time I got home, it seemed like I had no time for anything to do at home. Cook? yeah right… Clean? hah, forget it! I just didn’t have the time… or so I thought. Read the rest of this entry


Working Mom Homemaker – Bartering

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Last week I wrote about trying to be a better Homemaker. However, being a working single mom, I was having difficulty accomplishing everything I wanted. One of the things I tried is bartering.

In this post I’ll discuss the following:

  • What is bartering?
  • How to barter
  • Saying No
  • My experiences

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Working Mom Homemaker

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I seemed to have had yet another change in mood and outlook on life. It’s been about my home and son. I felt I wanted to bworking mom homemakere a better homemaker. For so long I have been running around being a single mom, driving everywhere, working, and trying to keep things in order. By the time I got home from work and made dinner, I was DONE. The whole cycle was making me feel unaccomplished and disorganized.

I started to look things up online and brainstorming ideas to fix my problem. It turns out, lots of other people felt the same way! So sure enough there are thousands of resources online. There are blogs everywhere with ideas and organizing printables to help you keep your home in order. However, most of the blogs are for stay at home moms or work at home moms. So there is a LOT of stuff that is not transferable to my lifestyle, but I have been able to customize things to fit my needs. In the next couple of posts I will try to give tips and ideas of what I have personally done to achieve my goals and become a better working mom homemaker.

Here is a general list of some of the things I’ve done and will cover:

  1. Bartering – can be amazing!
  2. Homemaker Binder or Folder
  3. Printables – todo lists and checklists
  4. eBooks
  5. Scheduling your day – hour by hour
  6. And eventually I hope to dabble into Menu planning

If you have felt the same and have a tip, suggestion, or printable you’d like to share then please post a comment or contact me!