So today was a full day home! No trips anywhere! I had a lot (in my mind) that I wanted to get done.
Have you done that before? Made a list in your head, or maybe even on paper.
Did you get everything done?
If you’re anything like me then – nope! Especially if I didn’t write anything down. At least I get a few more done when I make a list.
Today I decided to make it different. I was determined to get most of my list accomplished.
After breakfast, our Proverbs reading, checking email, Facebook, and some play time with the boys, I pulled out a pad of paper and a pen. I went to work!
Everything was going to be in 30 minute blocks.
11:30 – 12: Scentsy thank you cards and pay for a craft show spot
12 – 12:30: laundry
12:30 – 1: workout
1 – 1:30: lunch
1:30 – 2: clean kitchen
2 – 2:30: pack up for tomorrow’s Scentsy show & finish thank you cards
2:30 – 3: lay down with boys
3 – 3:30: clean kitchen floors and/or bathroom
3:30 – 4: shower and clean up for tonight
How did it go?!? I did EVERYTHING except the kitchen floors/bathrooms. I also did a couple other things I forgot about and of course the kids don’t follow the schedule, since they are 2 and 3 1/2, so my times got off some.
But you know what?! I’m very happy! I made a schedule and I stuck to it. I got a lot done today! Instead of my husband coming home, and me apologizing for not doing as much as I had hoped, I was happy and he was happy! He could see my progress and I felt good!
Oftentimes, either the laundry or the workout slacks. Something (well probably lots of somethings) gets missed or I just don’t have time for it all.
Success! My 30-minute schedule worked! I will do it again!
Was your day as successful?