The Siisti Blog

6 tips to help your kids follow a new routine
The best way to motivate kids to want to help is by establishing simple and effective daily routines of their own. Here's our best 6 tips for helping to follow a new routine.
10 things to declutter this Spring
Take advantage of your Spring motivation to declutter your home, not just clean it. You'll feel great and will lessen the cleaning load. Here's 10 easy things to declutter now Spring is here.
Why your kids should be helping at home (and how to start)
First a caveat, we are not parenting experts but we are parents who expect our kids to help at home. From the moment my babies started walking and following me around the house and showing an interest in house work,...
3 easy ways to come up with meal ideas each week
We all struggle with coming up with ideas for dinner each night and week. But, really we are just overthinking it. Here is 3 simple ways to help make brainstorming meal ideas a thing of the past. Hint, put your meals on rotation and think about it less.
5 ways to beat procrastination and overwhelm
Procrastination is just a sign we are overwhelmed. There is so much information coming at us every day telling us we need to do so many things to be good parents and lead successful lives. If you've been procrastinating lately, follow these tips to take a step back and focus on what's actually important for you, and become more mindful with your time.
How to Tackle Your Paper Clutter Like a Boss
The hardest part of sorting paper clutter is working out what to do with it. Read our tips and you will tackle all those papers lying around your home in no time at all.
7 ways to make leaving the house with kids easier each morning

If you''re a parent you know the ordeal of just leaving the house to go to the park. Add in school, work, daycare and it becomes suddenly very stressful. Here's our tried and trues tips to help make morning run smoother and be a bit less stressful. You can also apply these tips to your own routine if you're struggling with time management each morning. 

Stop Your House Turning Upside Down These School Holidays
School holidays is code for chaos! But it really shouldn't be. Yes, kids need some time to let thei hair down, but they still crave consistency, routine and FUN. Read our tips to entertain your kids AND keep your house under control.
6 key benefits of planning the month ahead for your household

Planning the month ahead for our families can seem like an endless chore. With all the events, activities and obligations to family and friends, it's easy to think there isn't room left for planning much else. So if you need some convincing on why you should make time for a little bit of monthly planning, learn more about the benefits here. 

Do these 4 things to get the TO DO list done EVERY DAY
The To Do List. The never ending list that only ever adds to your stress and already overwhelmed life. If you hate them more than you love then, then check out our secrets for making the to do list work for you. After all, they say worked smarter, not harder. 
Start your morning right with these 6 steps and a free routine planner


We all know that having a morning routine will set us up for the day. But so many of us struggle to get in the groove with one. Read our step-by-step process to follow to create the most effective morning routine you'll ever use. And yes, it will be totally tailored to suit you.  

3 Tips To Stay Organised With Kids
Ahh kids, aren't they just the best. Particularly when they are running around and causing chaos everywhere they go?! It feels like staying organised with kids is something that just isn't possible. But it is! Let us show you how...
Mothers Day Self Care Doesn't Have To Be Hard. Read these 7 Easy Tips.
Every mum is guilty of not taking enough time to look after herself. Life is always busy, especially so when there are kids to care for. Here are 7 easy things to do at home this Mother's Day to make the most of her special day, guilt free.
The Ultimate Laundry Schedule
So the other week Annette shared that she had NO washing. Like, it was Monday. How does one have NO washing?! Annette doesn't.  And there's a reason why she doesn't. She has a washing schedule, and it's one that you...
Where is the perfect place for your wall calendar?
Well! There are some amazing places that we have as favourites, so let's check them out, shall we? The kitchen. Ahh. The heart of the home, where everything happens. And it means that you will be on top of it...
Can you plan an entire month in 30 minutes? We can!
Want to find out how you can plan your entire month in under thirty minutes? Read on! First things first, as things come in that are due/happen/whatever the following month pop them in one easy to access place, write them underneath...
Struggling to Find Motivation?
If you are currently sitting staring blankly at the computer screen, wondering how you are going to get anything done because there is just too much to do. Well, we have a solution for you.  Write down everything that you...
Organisation in the Morning
School is officially back into the swing of things, but I am still finding the kids are hard to organise most mornings. This is where the chore charts can come in handy!  We have two different goal/chore charts available, magnetic...
Do you lose your keys?
Let me guess. You swear that you put your keys down on the bench, but the next morning you go to grab them and they aren't there.  Happens to us all! I get a little panicked every time that I...
8 Tips to Help You Meal Plan
It’s Sunday, you get to the end of the week and then all of a sudden BOOM! You have to organise dinner for the whole family! Let’s just say meal planning is the bane of my existence. Who knew that...
Share the DigniTEA - Sponsoring a great cause
Siisti is a sponsor of this year's Share the DigniTea event in Canberra. We hope you can come out and support a great cause for women's rights this May.