Keep the Girls' Room Clean {Family Boot Camp}

Our family is working to build better habits, and I'm sharing them with you each week through the Family Boot Camp series. This week my focus is on cleaning up the upstairs each day, especially after quiet time. Daily quiet time is an important part of our routine, but one aspect we've struggled with is…

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Sit Properly at the Table {Family Boot Camp}

Our family is working to build better habits, and I'm sharing them with you each week through the Family Boot Camp series. This week my focus is on sitting properly at the table as well as good table manners in general. To be honest, I'm not sure when our girls developed the bad habit of…

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The Touch-It-Once Rule {Family Boot Camp}

Last week I shared the first of our "Family Boot Camp" goals -- to clean out the car every day so that it stays clean. For the most part, this was simply a matter of deciding we were going to do it. Not that we do it perfectly, but as far as habits go, it…

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Clean Out the Car Every Day {Family Boot Camp}

Those of you who've been around since we launched Organizing Your Way almost four years ago or who know how type-A I am in real life might be surprised to discover that our van is often a disaster. I mentioned in my introduction to the Simplify for Fall Challenge that in addition to tackling our…

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