If you are looking for simple ways to organize your home, you are in luck! These tips will help you focus and stop running around wondering what you need to do!
Don’t get me wrong, a pretty printable isn’t going to do the tasks for you, it just helps to remind you of your tasks and what you need to do!
Ways To Organize Your Home
You are not limited to a set routine to get your home in order, you call the shots when it comes to creating the perfect routine for your life!
What’s amazing is the options open to you! It’s about finding out what works for you and your family and ignoring the rest!
Use this printable to set out your morning and evening routines, if you do the same tasks at the same time each day they become a habit and you will do the task without paying much attention!
This is an awesome way to do your housework on autopilot! You don’t realise you are doing the tasks because it becomes an automatic part of your day!
Building Your Routines And Habits
If you are looking to build a habit or a routine, you actively need to take action each day! One day slip can put you back at the beginning for building your routine!
Use this printable to help you build habits and track your success! By crossing off each day you do a set task, you can visually see how far you are progressing and this can make sticking to a habit so much easier!
The more you build your daily tasks into a routine or habit the likelihood of you sticking to your routine grows with each day! The ideal time to track a new habit is about 20 days, at this point, it will become something you start doing automatically rather than just checking off a list!
Where To Start Organizing Or Cleaning Your Home
If you know what you need to do, chances are higher that you will just get on with a task!
Having a chore chart, so you can note down things that you need to do, with the person responsible makes checking everything is completed, so much easier!
Use this free printable to help you organize the chores around your home! Writing down the person responsible for getting the task done takes the responsibility off your shoulders, you don’t have to worry about ensuring others do their chores, this is their responsibility, not yours!
Organize Your Phone Numbers
There is nothing worse than in an emergency to suddenly realize that you forgot to add an important number into your phone.
Or, a worst case scenario, you break your phone and all the contacts that were stored there are gone!
Having a record of the important numbers that you use can be a life saver! Use this free printable to record all those numbers!
You can then use this list for other family members or leave it on your fridge in case your babysitter needs to contact someone in an emergency!
Keeping Your Fridge Organized
The greater control you have over the food in your fridge and when you need to eat the items by is surprisingly a great way to organize your meals, it helps at snack time too!
Use this printable to ensure that you are fully aware of the food you need to eat and when it needs eating! This reduces the chance of having food going bad!
It takes a lot less time to organize too as you are constantly aware of all the contents of your fridge!
Getting Organized And Staying Organized
Once you have managed the art of getting organized, the trick is to keep that momentum going. This is perhaps the hardest part of all when it comes to organizing your home and life!
It is easy to slip back into bad habits, after all, you have been practising these habits for a while and they can be difficult to break!
If you do slip, look at the reason why, sometimes it is purely because you have committed yourself to do too much, or your habit that you tried to form perhaps wasn’t working as well as you hoped!
Stop, try to work out what happened! You might need to tweak something in your routine to help you resolve the issue! It’s about trial and error and finding the right fit for you and your current circumstances!
Therefore, if you are struggling to organize your home or life these tips to build habits and routines into your day will help! Knowing who to call or what you need to eat first from the fridge will all add to the ease of getting your home organized!