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Luci

Hi, I’m Luci Hindmarsh. I started working on Mums Make Lists not long after I became a mum.

Mums Make Lists is packed with ideas and tips to help you effectively manage and organise your home and family life.

I’m big on green-living, zero waste and environmentally friendly solutions, so you’ll find this flowing through all the content.

Let me show you how to simplify family life, so that you can create time and space to thrive rather than just survive.

LIST OF THE BEST 20 Non-Chocolate Easter Gifts for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

Here’s my list of the top 20 best non-chocolate Easter gift ideas for babies, toddlers and kids. Each one is a great alternative to giving traditional chocolate eggs at Easter.  TOP 20 NON-CHOCOLATE EASTER GIFTS FOR CHILDREN, BABIES AND TODDLERS There is a growing trend for giving non-chocolate Easter gifts to kids and the days …

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FAMILY HOLIDAY PACKING GUIDE: HOW TO PACK FOR A FAMILY HOLIDAY PLUS FREE PDF PRINTABLE FAMILY HOLIDAY PACKING LIST & CHECKLIST FOR ADULTS, KIDS AND BABIES.

Here’s a family holiday packing guide full of tips on things to pack for your next holiday. Use these tips to help you pack the essentials that you and your family will need while you’re away.  Plus use my suggested family holiday packing list for adults, kids and babies as a checklist for packing everything …

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How to keep kids reading over the summer

Here are some simple things you can do to keep your kids reading over the long summer school holidays.  How to keep kids reading over the summer Do you wonder how on earth you are going to keep your child / children reading through the school holidays? Especially the long summer school break that can …

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THE 18 BEST TIPS FOR WORKING MUMS: HOW TO KEEP OVERWHELM AT BAY

Here’s a list of simple tips for being a more organised working mum. These are the ultimate working mum survival hacks for when you need to find more balance and ditch the overwhelm.  THE 18 BEST TIPS FOR WORKING MUMS: HOW TO KEEP OVERWHELM AT BAY Many of us working mothers need to work or …

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THE ABSOLUTE BEST WAY TO DECLUTTER YOUR HOME FAST AND KEEP IT CLUTTER FREE FOREVER

THE ABSOLUTE BEST WAY TO DECLUTTER YOUR HOME FAST AND KEEP IT CLUTTER FREE FOREVER Want to know how to declutter fast? Well you’re in the right place, because I am going to shed some light on a lightening fast method for decluttering your home that will not only help you banish clutter but also …

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HOW A MORNING AFFIRMATION CAN CHANGE YOUR DAY FOR THE BETTER

HOW A MORNING AFFIRMATION CAN CHANGE YOUR DAY FOR THE BETTER This used to be me… “affirmations, schmaffirmations, whatever”. But then I tried using a morning affirmation and everything changed. I have been known to snarl if someone tells me to ‘think positively’ about something I’m having trouble with. To me, it feels like I’m …

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HOW TO CREATE A MORNING ROUTINE THAT SETS YOU UP FOR THE DAY AHEAD

HOW TO CREATE A MORNING ROUTINE THAT SETS YOU UP FOR THE DAY AHEAD Who doesn’t love new beginnings?! The start of a new year, the first day of a vacation, the first page of a new notebook, yes even now, years after having left school, I still get a frisson of excitement at writing …

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8 TIPS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY WHEN YOU WORK FROM HOME

8 TIPS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY WHEN WORKING FROM HOME Are you in the process of transitioning to working from home? Or perhaps you’ve noticed your motivation and productivity levels lagging of late? Today, Steph from Expert Home Tips is here to help fuel your fire and get you to back being as productive as possible …

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FAMILY MEAL PLANNING MADE EASY: HOW I MEAL PLAN AND WHY IT WORKS!

FAMILY MEAL PLANNING MADE EASY: HOW I MEAL PLAN AND WHY IT WORKS! There is nothing worse than arriving exhausted in the kitchen after a long day and not knowing what you are going to cook for a family meal. It’s the many moments like these that switched me on to meal planning and I …

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21 ME TIME IDEAS TO TEMPT YOU TO TAKE MORE TIME FOR YOURSELF

21 ME TIME IDEAS TO TEMPT YOU TO TAKE MORE TIME FOR YOURSELF Me time can feel incredibly elusive, especially if you are juggling work with parenting and running a family home. But what can sometimes prove more elusive is knowing what to do when you do get some time to yourself. Especially if you’ve …

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THESE ARE THE 8 SIMPLE HACKS I USE TO MAKE MY LIFE AS A WORKING MUM EASIER

THESE ARE THE 8 SIMPLE HACKS I USE TO MAKE MY LIFE AS A WORKING MUM EASIER There are no two ways about it, unless you’re absolutely minted and can employ a team of staff, life as working mum can feel like being stuck on a hamster wheel. There is always something that needs doing, …

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CHRONICALLY DISORGANISED? YOU MIGHT JUST BE A GENIUS!!

CHRONICALLY DISORGANISED? YOU MIGHT JUST BE A GENIUS!! Something I notice a lot from talking to people who consider themselves disorganised or not organised enough, is that they are often quite down on themselves for it.  This is especially true of working women with kids who are trying to juggle work, family home and parenting. …

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HOW TO USE TRELLO FOR FAMILY ORGANISATION AND KISS GOODBYE TO STICKY NOTE HELL!

HOW TO USE TRELLO FOR FAMILY ORGANISATION AND KISS GOODBYE TO STICKY NOTE HELL! Let me try and set the scene: You are in desperate need of finding a way to be more organised when it comes to family life. Your current ‘system’ – and that’s a very loose term for it – involves sticky …

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