When we decided our topic for August, I was both excited and apprehensive. I was anxious to hear what all my fellow bloggers had to say on the subject, and fearful that I would never be able to come up with something to contribute myself! See, much like Trisha, I have a terrible memory. Since we had children, I just feel so scatterbrained all the
It is my turn to post. I am late, actually. Several catchy articles compete for attention in my brain, all having to do with habits: “Top Ten Habits for a Clutter-Free Home,” ” How to Keep Children Interested in Schoolwork,” and “Habits for Keeping Hubby Happy.” All may be written someday, but right now my heart is heavy with my friend’s burden. Her two
Photo taken of Mary Engelbreit’s Silly Mother Goose board book. One of our readers recently asked: How do you make habits stick? Or you might be thinking… Are you kidding me? How can I accomplish that with all that is going on in my home? Yes, we are a website devoted to Habits for a Happy Home. For me, over the years with babies, toddlers,
It’s August already! For many of us, August means back to school, back to a schedule, back to a routine. I always love the start of a new school year. I love planning the new schedule. I love to think of all the little things I’d like to incorporate into our day. We always start strong. All the pencils are sharp with good erasers on them.
The “Workbox System” works for us!! The Lord has really been speaking to me about my Habits and I am so thankful He is because I want to be the best I can be for the Lord, my husband and my boys. The workbox system is a tool that God has put in my path and it truly is a very much appreciated gift. This is helping (pushing) me
Are YOU living in CHAOS? (Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome) Do you feel overwhelmed, overextended, and overdrawn? Hopeless and you don’t know where to start? Don’t worry friend, we’ve been there, too. ~ Flylady You knew it was coming. How could a blog be devoted to happy habits without a post on Flylady? Her tools are a chief resource on habit formation. Flylady has been
For those who decide to embark upon the career of habit formation, remember: -One habit at a time -One day at a time -Practice good actions weekends, too -Nip the weed in the bud because formation is more efficiently accomplished than reformation But be encouraged with this wise old saying “One habit overcometh another”. You may not be able to teach old dogs new tricks, but
What about our own Habits? “Each of us has in his possession an exceedingly good servant or a very bad master, known as Habit” (Vol. 4, Book 1, p. 208). “Every day, every hour, the parents are either passively or actively forming those habits in their children upon which, more than upon anything else, future character and conduct depend” (Vol. 1, p. 118). I