How to Enjoy Your Son’s Football Season Without Losing Your Mind- Dirty Laundry

How to Enjoy Your Son’s Football Season Without Losing Your Mind Disclosure: This post was sponsored by the maker of OxiClean™ Stain Remover through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about their White Revive™ Stain Remover, all opinions are my own. As summer vacation heads into its final weeks, people all over the country (especially in the South) start getting excited about the advent of football season. While NFL is a bigger deal in other areas of our nation, college football is practically a religion down here, and it heavily influences our calendars starting in late August through the end of the year. Southern brides planning fall weddings will consult major college football schedules when choosing a date to ensure that people will actually show up for their event, and even still, they can almost bank on some of the guests listening to games secretly with headphones while vows are being exchanged. I got married in May for a reason, y’all. We love football around here passionately, as well as its various social extensions, like tailgating, so it’s not surprising that all of the age groups and levels leading up to college are…

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Laundry and Death and Taxes

Laundry Predates Taxes AND Death, I Think L Come hang out over at the Herd Management Facebook Page and tell us if you’ve found a way to escape the insanity of family laundry, because the only way I’ve figured out is for us to all become nudists, and even after losing all modesty through the experience of having four kids, I’m not ready to forsake clothes completely. I’ve sort of figured out sock sorting, but no matter what I do, the laundry JUST KEEPS COMING! Even if you don’t have the answers, come commiserate with us; there’s comfort in being understood by others imprisoned by housekeeping.

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The Battle of the Bulging Hampers; Laundry Makeover

So I have a question… how many days worth of clothing do you have at your disposal? How many days worth of clothing do each of your kids have in their drawers/closets? Our system for maintaining clothing to wear has turned into a nightmare, minus the implementation of the Sock Sorting Solution I devised, and we are in dire need of a Laundry Makeover. In my perpetual quest to slay the clutter and material overcrowding of our home, I’ve been doing some thinking. Even though I CONSTANTLY purge excess “stuff” from my house, and believe me, six people can accumulate a lot of stuff, we never seem to actually HAVE less stuff for long before it’s time to purge again. It’s not specifically clothes, or toys, or books, or don’t even get me started on the amount of papers each of my kids bring into this house from school and various art projects) I never seem to be able to make a lasting dent in the space to stuff ratio. One roadblock I’ve identified in my pursuit of running a happy, productive home is that I try to do everything at once. My lack of focus leads me to get…

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