My kids are at home for the summer! I love having them around; they are truly some of my favorite people in the world. But after a few days of more snacking, granola bar wrappers laying under the trampoline and tons for dishes, I knew we need to have a bit more structure so that I didn't go crazy. I decided that at eight and nearly … [Read more...] about Independent Children – How to Not Go Crazy in the Summer
I'm a huge advocate of planning ahead and setting yourself up for success. I try to set out my clothes the night before, having weekly meetings with my husband to discuss our evening activities and setting goals for my week. One area that I'm not always good at is making healthy food decisions. I found this great infograph from my … [Read more...] about Positive Healthy Wellness
Do you take time to reflect on your possessions? Here are some questions to ask yourself when you are looking at your book collection. I love to read. I make time for reading every day. Sometimes I read on my phone or my Kindle Fire, but mostly I ready books from my local library. I'll rarely buy a book unless I know I'll love … [Read more...] about Books, Books and More Books: Questions to Ask Yourself When Organizing Books
Hello friends! As you may know, I'm an Obliger and I need external accountability. Have you read about my friend, Gretchen Rubin (I love her!) So in order to keep myself moving forward with the awesomeness, I will share my goals with you. You may remember last week's post about starting with the big picture and moving to the daily … [Read more...] about My 2017 Goals
Happy New Year! Just like most organizers, I LOVE setting goals and crushing them! I've done several goal setting posts that I'll link too, but here's the freshest take. Here is how my wonderful husband, Adam, and I set and achieve our goals using technology. Enjoy! So here I am on January 2nd, itching to start my new … [Read more...] about Biggest, Bigger, Big, Smaller, Smallest: Goal Setting
Our school sends home this supply list at the end of the school year, so you can prepare for the upcoming year in advanced. Then they send another copy in the mail a few weeks before school begins. This year we have a second-grader and third-grader! We also have a little friend that needed school supplies. So we got … [Read more...] about Back to School Shopping!