Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Monday, March 21, 2016
I'm currently facing a HAD crisis. HAD stands for Housework Avoidance Disorder, a term I coined up at a whim.
You see, I've tried all sorts of ways to complete my housework but they never ever seem to be completed. That's the problem.
First, I tried to do it all on one day. I spring cleaned the entire house for 4 hours non-stop cleaning bathrooms, floors, counter tops, fans, aircons, blah blah blah. Then I sit back and relax the rest of the week. That proved to be really tiring and kills my enjoyment on one day of each week.
Next, I tried spot cleaning. 10 minutes for each spot. That's all it takes, I told myself. I ended up cleaning all day long on various 10 minute sessions.
Then, I tried to do it one room at a time. So Monday it was bedroom 1, Tuesday the playroom, Wednesday the living room etc. However, the floors in the cleaned room gets dirty easily when you step from the uncleaned one to the cleaned one. Big sigh.
So, I tried the specialization trick. Mondays was reserved for floors, Tuesdays all the bathrooms, Wednesday was for wiping. Boring!
I also tried to clean as you go, cleaning as I move from one part of the house to another and cleaning the bathroom during a shower. That too ended up in cleaning all day long.
I haven't tried house chores apps but no I don't think so. How annoying it would be to get a reminder notification to do more housework. No, thank you.
Epic fail on all the various methods. Housework is never ending and a work in progress all of the time. What should I do? Oh what should I do? Any suggestions would be most helpful!
Friday, March 18, 2016
Not sure of what to buy for your mother on Mother's Day? Then read this post to find out what real mothers actually want on Mother's Day. It includes some gift ideas for moms too.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
My kids are preteens and teenagers now but with hindsight, I wish I had known more about baby massage when they were babies and toddlers. My babies and I would have had so much fun and benefit out of it.
This book is an eye-opener for me and would be a good read for a mother or father to be or as a gift to a couple who is expecting a baby. It talks about baby massage, bonding and loving touch including the whys, hows and benefits of baby massage. For example, I didn't know that certain oils should not be used when massaging baby or it is not a good practice to hand babies over to strangers at a spa, for example to do the massaging.
The main message of this book is "You can't spoil a child with too much love, one to one undivided attention and loving touch in the form of baby massage". Bonding with your baby in this manner helps baby and you relax and builds the foundation for a secure individual. You are the best toy your baby could ever have. Your baby needs you to cuddle, hold and love them. Its good for baby and good for you too!
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