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I have no issues being the homemaker in my home and handling the majority of the housework and loved what I learned from that aspect. Anyway, I organized and put away and donated stuff from our room so that it was clean and organized except for Todd’s pile of clothes and guess what, within a few days his pile of clothes was gone and has stayed gone.
For the rest of us, it’s revolutionary that you can actually plan things like groceries and laundry! I’m as of yet undecided about this book. Feb 01, Ro Givens rated it it was amazing. She writes it with such a kindness It’s okay that you’re still learning!
She says that when you are cleaning your home you are blessing your home and your family. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I did not take her advice all the way to the extreme of literally polishing the sink until it shined, but I nonetheless took home the message that you can’t even begin cleaning the kitchen until the sink is clean.
The author does admi My only complaint about this book introducing a system of keeping your house under control in terms of cleaning and organizing is that it doesn’t really say what the system is.
I’m organized by nature but everyone can do something better. FlyLady would say, don’t try to catch up. My kitchen sink is generally shiny clean–and apparently that is huge with the author.
Sink Reflections by Marla Cilley
However, I could not stand the cutesy terms and acronyms she made up and the overuse of annoying cliches. People say that there is a relief of rest. You flylxdy easily spend hours every day working this system. I had to speed read the second half so I wouldn’t vomit.
I have adopted a few of her ideas when it comes to organizing my cleaning schedule. There are others in my boat, who could literally kill themselves to have a well kept home and have husbands who could not care less and totally thrash whatever you have accomplished. To tell the reader that we have to lead by example and hopefully your family follows your lead is not a great message. Unlike other “organize your life” books, this one comes from the viewpoint that you don’t have to do everything!
I am born organized.
I loved a lot of the things she said, and I am trying to incorporate some of them – like her control journal mapping out her weekly and daily chores. This book has been a huge help to me and our newly established home! I’m one of the people she calls BOs – born organized.
It seemed like every time I went down there, she was washing floors or windows, one, despite she’d cleaned the whole house good last summer. Sjnk all 4 comments. It’s a book about housework and if you can’t understand why anyone would write or read a book about housework, this book isn’t for you.
Nov 10, Emily rated it it was ok Shelves: Oct 15, Relyn slnk it it was ok Recommends it for: I had to look past a lot of the esteem-building things. Posted in testimonials Tagged dusterflyladySink Reflectionsfyllady and swipe. Paperbackpages. She does give specifics for the above, as well as helpful ideas for decluttering, and encourages her followers to only do a little at a time and not worry about it being perfect.
Helping women around the world get their home organized. That’s a fact, Jack!
Even if some of FlyLadys ideas seem a bit crazy And I didn’t have to nag or anything Also, as a person recovering from codependency I appreciated how she covered some of the tendencies or a lot of the tendencies I struggle with and addressed ways to overcome my hang ups and coping skills. On to another book FlyLady is here to help you get your home organized!
Now for the quibbles. My house has way too much clutter and I definitely come from a long line of pack rats. According the this book, I should not get distracted by doing the laundry downstairs when I am supposed to be doing the bathroom upstairs.
Quotations, humor, and inspiring testimonials keep us, the reader, moving chapter by chapter, BabyStep by BabyStep, through the process of learning about oneself, our homes, and the peace we will find when the CHAOS is gone. Books by Marla Cilley.
Babysteps, routines and the Home Blessing.