Are you getting married in a few weeks? You must be very much busy with all the plannings. Your excitement level must also be very high as every girl has a lot of dreams and aspirations related to their wedding. However, there is something else also going through your mind, like settling yourself in a new atmosphere, a new family, how are you going to manage all that? What all responsibilities you will have to take and what challenges your new life will bring in?
How will you go ahead with accepting your new responsibilities?
A family starts once you and your partner get connected through marriage and start to live in the same house. Your lookout should always be about the well-being of your family members. For this, you must be prepared mentally as for how you are going to begin your new life and how beautiful you can make it for both of you, by managing it tactfully.
Though the term ‘home management’ is short and crisp it is very vast and requires you to look after many things. Hence, it is always encouraged to get some handy tips from your parents and friends and apply them to lead a near perfect life.
Before getting married, what would-be brides should learn all tips concerning home management?
Whether you are a homemaker or a working woman for developing a good relationship with your husband and in-laws, home management contributes the most. Find below 15 home management tips, which are necessary to be learned before you get married and start your new life:-
1. Make a proper routine.
Having a proper routine made by dividing all the work, time wise and having convenience in accomplishing to do every household task in the least possible time is probably the most important home management skill.
2. On a day-to-day basis plans the meals.
There’s a famous saying ‘away to a man's heart is through his stomach,' this statement holds entirely true as making food or arranging them for your husband, kids, and other family members and winning their heart is complete bliss. Preparing the favorite menu of your loved ones and enjoying that on the dinner table with all the family members is the best portrayal home management.
3. Organize every corner of your house.
From the living room to the kitchen, dining hall, master bedroom, guest bedrooms and even the bathrooms, every corner of your house needs your attention. Organize everything and win everybody’s, heart,
4. Decorate your house
The indoor landscapes of your new house have to be decorated appropriately for making it appealing for every visitor. If you place silk flowers arrangements at the center table of your living room, install some fake cactus in your kitchen decor, or get some fake moss on your open terrace you will be flooded with compliments for sure.
5. Invest in some utility furniture.
Make out more space in your house, by buying space saving the furniture. These type of furniture will not only add to the beauty of your internal landscapes but also will be able to hold up many things inside them for creating more floor space.
6. Selecting beautiful upholstery
The curtains and the covering of furniture like chairs or sofas with fabric can be made very attractive by choosing appropriate colors and prints which will compliment your walls. This will give your home a new look.
7. House cleaning
By using smart appliances like a vacuum cleaner, smart mops, and dusters, you can clean the floors, walls, furniture and even the various decor items. Like cleaning artificial flower arrangements becomes very easy with small and handy dusters.
8. Manage the finances of the household
A smart wife would always make a budget at the beginning of every month. The monthly budget will help in spending the money in an organized way on various categories so that you can even take out a share of savings from the allotted money.
9. Set vacation goals
Every family member of your new family would want to take a break from the daily chores. To help them achieve that, you should plan long vacations as well as small trips. This will turn out to be refreshing and improve the household environment.
10. Important paper organization
By making a folder having several pockets can help you in organizing the important piece of papers in your family. Whether it the health insurance papers, the citizenship card, pan card details and even bank papers should be kept safely and neatly for many reasons. The most important reason being able to get your insurance claims by showing the papers.
11. Organizing the utility bills.
Whether it your payment for internet connection, cable tv or gas bills, you must create another folder for keeping them, so that you skip none of the payments.
12. Look after the health of your family members.
Your new family members might have some medical history, know about them and keep all the necessary medicines. Also, keep the first aid box and other important emergency medicines in the house for instant protection.
13. Keep your house safe from fire
Fire extinguishers and other fire fighting agents should always be present in the household, for avoiding any fire breakout situation.
14. Buy insurance for avoiding unnecessary hazards
During any health emergencies, burglary, fire break out or natural calamities like earthquake or cyclone, buying insurance for having protection against them will help you in saving your house.
15. Create servicing contracts with maintenance companies.
For managing each and every household appliances, like a refrigerator, air-conditioner, computers, kitchen chimneys or even microwave ovens you can make a contract of annual maintenance with the concerned companies for their proper functioning.