10 Things That Make Me Happy

It is so easy to get distracted by all of the stress and challenges of parenthood. I challenge everyone to take the time to thing of 10 things that make you happy!

Sarah over at Digital Motherhood has challenged me to share 10 things that make me happy. It can be really easy to focus on the challenges that come with parenting (and life in general!), so I am more than happy to stop and take a minute to think of the blessings around me. read more

Lost My Name Book Review & Giveaway

Looking for a completely personalized gift that a child in your life will love? This one of a kind book from Lost My Name will be a great keepsake!

I recently had the pleasure of teaming up with Lost My Name to review their book “The Little Boy Who Lost His Name.” This book is charming, great quality, and completely personalized. Keep reading to hear my thoughts on this fun book and company. Plus you can enter to win your own copy of “The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name!” read more

How to Keep Your Focus At Work

Keeping your focus when you are a working mom can be rough! Check out this post for tips on how to fight mom brain and stay on track.

Between mom brain, missing your kiddo, and the added responsibilities at home, it is totally understandable that a working mom can be a little scatterbrained. It can be hard to keep the balance between your work life and your home life. Some days it is hard to stay focused and motivated at work – especially if you don’t want to be there at times. If you are anything like me, you have 105738 moments throughout your work day where you have to stop and go “ok, what was I doing?” read more

10 Things That Suck About Being a Working Mom (Plus 6 Things that Rock)

This post will cover the best and worst things about being a working mom. 10 things that suck, and 6 things that rock.

I love that our society is supportive of the mom bosses in our work force. It’s great that women have the opportunity to have a career and a family. Some women really love doing both and would be absolutely miserable if they felt forced into being stay at home moms. In the interest of honesty – I am not one of those women. Whether you are a career-driven lady or are just working to pay the bills, I think that we can all agree that there are things about being a working mom that suck. read more

Daily Goodie Box Review

Daily Goodie Box offers free samples and full sized products to members in exchange for opinions. Here are my opinions. :-)

As you saw in the post about my favorite money saving apps and website, Daily Goodie Box is a great site if you are looking to score some freebies and try out new products! Members periodically receive a box full of samples and full sized products in exchange for sharing their experiences. I recently received my first Goodie Box and my husband and I had a great time trying out the products inside. Keep reading for my review of the products that we received! read more

Clean out your Closet with the Backwards Hanger Challenge

Use the backwards hanger challenge to see what you do and don't wear so that you can purge and clean out your closet

If you saw my post at the end of March (Backwards Hanger Challenge: Day 1), then you know that on March 23 I decided to try the backward hanger challenge with hopes of cleaning out my closet. The goal was to find out which clothes I don’t wear often and get rid of them. Well, it has been six weeks and my closet has definitely been cleaned out! read more

Happy Homemaker Monday

A look into the life of a working homemaker

When you hear the word “homemaker” I bet that you picture a stay-at-home mom/housewife from the 1950s with a cute little apron, baking a pie. While that actually sounds kind of like a dream to me (I would look pretty cute holding Peanut in a circle skirt and kitten heels, right?), the modern homemaker comes in all shapes and sizes. read more

About Me

Hi, thanks for stopping by Mommy: Home Manager! My name is Lexie and I am a mom, a career professional, and an organization freak. I know exactly how hard it can be to learn to balance a full-time career with full-time parenthood, and my goal with this blog is to help other parents to find balance and organization no matter what their lifestyle is like. read more

Weekly Cleaning List

When it comes to cleaning, my husband and I have very different strategies. He will let things pile up until it drives me crazy and then spend a few hours cleaning to pick up after himself and put things away all at once. I put things away as I use them and do a small amount of chores everyday so that I don’t ever have to spend hours at a time to get my house clean.  read more