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Being a mother, you will find that you have one hundred and one different jobs and responsibilities to get done before the day ends and you’re finally able to curl up in bed and pass out. One of those responsibilities is looking after your home. This is essential, not just because you want it to look aesthetically pretty, but because if the home isn’t cared for, everything in it will seem that way too. A happy home equals a happy mind, so you want to ensure that you have that so you have one less thing to worry about.

There are many different ways of doing this, along with various areas to focus on. So here are some of the most common issues that are simple enough to sort.


If something is broken within your home, then you will want to fix it when you can so that you don’t have to fill your busy mind up with any more to-dos. Take the boiler for example, rather than walking past it every day telling yourself you need to get someone in to look at it, just go on and get the job done. Even the little things like that living room door that won’t close properly – tell yourself that this weekend is the day that you get it sorted, whether you figure how to fix it yourself, or you call someone in to do it for you.


Clutter is everyone’s worst nightmare, especially when you have children, as it seems to accumulate even quicker than usual. But rather than just dumping everything into the spare room and hoping that you never have to open the door again – sort through it. Yes, it’s a daunting job, but just think how much better you’ll feel once it’s been done. Not only that, but you may just empty out the spare room which means you have a whole new space to do with whatever you please. You could turn it into a den, a mini library, an office, or a day room.


Each room in your home should have its own mood. So for example, the living room may be the chilled out vibe where you get to unwind after a long day at work with a glass of wine. And that can be achieved by the way it’s decorated. If you’re tired of the boring magnolia on the walls, then get some new paint and change it up. Tap into those deep burgundies and chocolate brows. Add in a few lamps on different levels to create depth in the room while adding soft warm glows. And then finish that off with a fluffy rug in the center of the floor that you can dig your toes into, and voila, you have your mood.

Now you have some ideas, start going through what changes you need to make within your home. The sooner you start, the sooner you can relax in the wonderful environment you’ve created for yourself.

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