Tag Archives: progress

What? No pictures??

I have made some lovely strides during the course of the week, though. The lack of updates can be somewhat blamed on this. I’ve been too busy puttering around sorting through boxes and clutter, keeping up with the dailies, and clearing closets. I now have a hefty load of things to take to the thrift store – I just need to commit to taking it. For the first time since we moved in, our coat closet is – *gasp* – a COAT closet! I cannot tell you how exciting this is for our household. A place to put our winter things. Refreshing! Continue reading

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Last night’s leftovers are for the dogs.

Well, things are finally starting to come together! We rearranged a couple of pieces of furniture, threw out the kids’ old falling-down table and chairs, unearthed some milk crates to use for some of our books… It’s not much, but … Continue reading

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Harder than expected

I really want to do this, not just for myself, but for my kids and my wife. My kids… they need to grow up in a house where it’s clear that all things are respected. My wife needs the peace of mind that comes with a well-energized, clean house. Continue reading

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Fail? Pshhhhh.

I figure, rather than doing obnoxious and inappropriate things to get it, like filling everyone’s news feeds with details of my bowel movements and silly memes, I can actually do something that makes me a better person Continue reading

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Avoidance, neglect, lessons to learn

I’m a better wife when I take the trash out, and I’m a better mom when the sink is shiny. I smile more, sing and dance more. It’s interesting to note that when I’m actively pursuing this effort, the energy in the house changes from a “me-focus” to an “us-focus”. Continue reading

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So much to do…

Well, this week hasn’t gone as planned. Not at all. Wednesday, I ended up spending the entire morning at my daughter’s school, before going to work in the afternoon. The missus also worked into the evening, and I picked her … Continue reading

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You’ve come a long way, baby!

All the things I wanted to keep up with – clearing the dirty dishes, making sure the sink is shiny, taking out the trash, general picking up – all that has been done with no issues whatsoever. And I’ve made a dent in my paper pile and in some of the clutter. A golf-ball sized dent, but a dent nonetheless! Continue reading

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