How are your routines after a Holiday?

Getting Organized:
In your home and homeschool



Dear Friends,
Who is feeling great about their post-Holiday routines, and who is struggling?
Holidays and travel are wonderful! They are also the two things that seem to derail your routines. If you travel on a Holiday, it’s even worse at times. So I want you to take a deep breath first.
Now, look at the basic daily routines for a minute:
Morning Routine – 1) get dressed to the shoes, 2) swish and swipe the bathroom, 3) make your bed, 4) check your calendar, 5) start the laundry, 6) what’s for dinner?
Afternoon Routine – 1) eat lunch, 2) clear a hot spot, 3) reboot the laundry, 4) declutter for 15 minutes, 5) exercise for 15 minutes, 6) drink your water
Before Bed Routine – 1) check your calendar, 2) shine the kitchen sink, 3) lay out your clothes, 4) put things at the launch pad, 5) wash face and brush teeth, 6) go to bed at a decent hour
Doing these routines consistently will help you get your house in order and keep it in order.
You do your zone missions during the afternoon routine, and that will help you work your way around the house each month. You will declutter and detail clean a few minutes per day. It will make a huge difference if you are consistent.
You can do your Weekly Home Blessings once a week, or you can work one or two a day into one of your routines. I find it easier to spread out my Home Blessings and do them during my morning routine.
If you have children at home this week on Christmas break, you can share The FlyLady’s Student Control Journal with your children. They can work on their bedroom a little bit each day, and it will help them establish routines and take care of their bedrooms.
Tell me which routine is hardest for you after a Holiday or trip?
Your Zone Mission today is to detail dust the living room.

Your Home Blessing for today is to wipe your windows and mirrors.

My menu plan for Wednesday is soup, sandwiches, and a salad.

Have a great day!

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About Tami

Tami Fox is a homeschool mom of 6, who in age from 26 to 11. She and her husband have homeschooled for 17 years and have graduated three of their children from their homeschool. They are currently homeschooling 3 boys who are in grades 11, 9, and 6. They use hands-on learning and unit studies to ignite the fire of learning in their children. Tami is a homeschool author and conference speaker. You can contact her by email at Buy her book, Giving Your Children Wings at

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