Reading is a vital part of my life. I consider being a reader part of my identity and I always have at least one book going at a time. I get my reading recommendations from friends, Goodreads, Pintrest boards and podcasts and usually rotate between self-help, spiritual, parenting, historical fiction and young adult literature. How … [Read more...] about Trying a New Reading Trick
Time is a limited resource. We all make choices on how to fill our time. Most working adults are held conventional working hours. Then they need to do the other adulting things, like clean their house, parent their children, maintain vehicles, yards and homes. They need to pay their bills and nourish relationships. Adulting … [Read more...] about How to Fill My Time
Well, it's been forever and a day. Sorry about that. I have been busy. This last year I homeschooled both of my kids using K12.org and I loved it! We grew closer as a family, I got to teach again (I used to do that!) and we took a wonderful family trip to Europe. I've been seeing a few lovely clients. But mostly I have been … [Read more...] about A Long Overdue Life Update!
My poor boys have been sick for over two weeks. And I mean really sick. It started with Influenza B, then pneumonia and ear infections. We've been to the clinic three times so far. It's been fevers, antibiotics, fluids, tissues, and vomit. I've been patient and gentle and loving. I don't expect them to do chores or homework or much … [Read more...] about Self Care for the Care-Giver
I'd like to share my number one, top secret to an organized house! The best way to keep your home organized is not very exciting or very challenging. In fact, it's quite simple, but here is it: Always Be Carrying Something. Isn't that a little too simplistic? I have a messy house! I know, right?! So easy! … [Read more...] about My Top Organizing Secret
Have you seen the movie UP? It's a sweet movie about a lonely man, a little boy and a talking dog on an adventure. The dog, Dug, has a collar that vocalizes his thoughts. He will be trying to follow along with the other characters, but constantly be distracted by his pursuit of squirrels. This is how I feel online … [Read more...] about Squirrel – Finding Focus When You Feel Distracted