A is for Affirmations

I am a self help book addict, there I said it.  WOW that feels good!   Here is the problem, I start reading the book and then it gets to the icky part (you know the part where you need to search within yourself) and I close the book… and never open it again.  I […]

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Get Outside

Today my kids get to leave school a bit early (thanks Grandparents day!) and I cannot wait to take them to the park.  Lately life has been so busy.  I have had a hard time being the mom.  I have had a hard time balancing work, kids, sports, my marriage, and keeping up my house. […]

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Back to School and Getting on Schedule

Ahh yes, back to school time… G started last week and he loves it!  It’s only two days a week, but he is already learning so much and it’s nice for L and I have to have some one on one time.  Starting back to school also means getting back on a regular schedule and […]

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Seeing it from his side

Last night my husband stayed home with the kids so I could go out with some friends for sushi, it’s the only weekend I will have time before we move.  He was glad to give me a small break because he had spent the day getting ready to leave for 6 days on a business […]

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As the new year is approaching I decided to create a calendar for myself that I could stick it.   The more time I spent working on it the more I thought “I bet other moms could use something like this.”  So, I took a little extra time a created a few Google docs to share.  […]

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Organized and Efficient

Since becoming a mom I have really gotten efficient with my time, because I have so little of it.  Today I mopped and vacuumed all the floors and cleaned 3 bathrooms in under an hour.  Before I would have put the task off and maybe cleaned a bathroom per day.  I don’t really have a […]

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Clean House

I have tried several methods for organizing my chores, from daily 15 minute clean sessions to one day cleaning extravaganzas, and found none of them work for me.  I just decided to let life happen and see where chores fit in and to my surprise it was fairly easy to get everything done each week.  […]

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