Diapers, Daycare, and Deadlines-the title of her marvelous book is a spot on description of everyday life for many parents! Author Jan Cornell, a Lyme Disease Awareness and Prevention advocate, is truly an expert in making the most of your time and minimizing stress. Her book is an enjoyable...
... and inspiring read, chapters are very organized and each page gets to the point, just like her method of operation at home. Her ideas and tips make you wonder why you've been muddling through the clutter and complexity of everyday life!
Not to mention countless shortcuts, prep ideas, diy cleaning solutions, ideas for healthier snacks and meals, things you probably never thought of before!
Even the most organized person can struggle to find their footing again after a newborn, so much 'stuff' you think you need but don't, how to structure your days, travel lightly and efficiently, plan for snacks, clean with chemical-free safe supplies, plan the night before for a smoother morning, all of these are discussed and solved in this delightful cheat-sheet of a book! Put this on your gift list for sure, in fact every new mom or mother to be should have a copy. In the day and age of digital downloads (Which are also available) I loved having the paper copy to take notes and bookmark!
With my label maker fired up and three bags ready for Salvation Army, I am making changes inspired by this wonderful read, dedicated to being less stressed. Now, there is a clear place for everything, consistency is lessening our clutter, my pantry is beautifully organized; the toy room and my closet are thinned out and to be honest, I am never going back to the old ways!