How did that happen?
New moms hear it all the time from other moms with older kids: “Treasure this time. It goes so fast.” But when you’re dealing with sleep deprivation and spending every minute making sure your baby is thriving, you’re not thinking about that.
And then, in the blink of an eye, comes preschool and elementary school. And even though you are sad to see him go that first day — and you wait anxiously until it’s time to pick him up — you slowly get used to him being gone all day. Then begins the seemingly-endless ebb…
The one thing you can always expect to stay the same is that things change as you go through life. For some people, understanding the idea that change is inevitable is comforting; but, for others, it’s frightening. But change is unavoidable, and everyone must learn how to deal with it. The more quickly you learn to accept it, the easier life will be overall. When you find yourself facing sudden changes, try out these six tips:
Learn to Expect and Accept Change
Change is entirely and truly unavoidable. No one can keep their life the same no matter how hard…
Today let’s talk about home maintenance.
Well maintained homes tend to run like a top. Taking the time to keep up with maintenance saves time and money. It might seem like a lot of work to do regular maintenance, but the costs for waiting can be very high. A lot of expensive repairs can be avoided with routine maintenance.
Home maintenance varies. Some maintenance is daily, while other things are done once per month, as season’s change, or once per year. …
There are so many things that I have swirling around in my head right now. Apparently, getting through that mental block I had with my technology opened the floodgates for me. If you don’t know what I’m referring to, read this.
But back to my head. I have ideas for courses. Ideas for challenges. Ideas for a few other things that I’m not ready to disclose yet.
There are so many that I don’t know which project to tackle first. I want to do them all, and I want to do them now! Wow, did anyone else read that in Veruca Salt’s voice? No? Just me?
Anyway, I just sat down and readjusted my work schedule so that I can get a few things ready to go before the end of the year. I think you’ll be pleased.
Look for announcements soon!
Time management involves properly organizing and using your time to accomplish specific goals or tasks. Those with excellent time management skills are highly productive, efficient, and successful. Proper time management skills are crucial if you want to realize all of your dreams, goals, and desires.
No one can change how much time they’re given. You’re given the same twenty-four hours in a day that everyone else is given. But how you manage that time and use that time is what matters. Here are a few ways that time management will help you:
To get more work done, you…
Today, let’s talk about cleaning.
Believe it or not, there are people who find it therapeutic to clean. They love scrubbing and cleaning and polishing their homes until they shine. For the rest of the world, including me, we do it because we have to in order to have a clean home.
It would be great if every room could clean itself and kids were naturally motivated to pick up after themselves, wouldn’t it? Since that’s not usually the case, it helps to have some cleaning hacks that make life easier.
Automate your cleaning whenever possible
Many tasks can be…
Becoming the best version of yourself requires radical honesty. The ability to accept who you are, even the bad, and the ability to recognize your faults — even if they are embarrassing or don’t feel good — is critical. Being honest with yourself is the secret to achieving your goals and living your fullest and best life.
Not sure how to accomplish this? Here are some strategies that may help:
Be Accountable for Your Mistakes
It will be painful, but the first step to being honest with yourself is admitting when you are wrong. It feels so much better to make…
I know I’ve talked about being an organized person, and I’ve written pieces about organization, time management, and procrastination. I believe in what I’ve written. I try to practice it. But I’m human, and even I can fall into bad habits once in a while.
I don’t consider myself unintelligent. I usually pick things up rather quickly, and I am fortunate that once I learn something, I know it for life. …
Today let’s talk about your mornings.
One of the most hectic times for families is the morning. Trying to get everyone ready and out the door with all of their belongings can be a daunting task. Someone can’t find their shoes and someone else forgets their lunch. The chaos can be a rough way to start the day.
Peaceful mornings are possible. Being intentional and taking some extra steps ahead of time can make all the difference. Here are some time-saving tips to help you have a peaceful morning.
Stage belongings at the door
The key to prepping for the…