Morning Routine

A pet peeve about advice on morning routines

As you know, I like getting up pretty early and I LOVE my morning routine time. But there is one thing that annoys me sometimes when I listen to podcasts/ read articles about starting or improving a morning routine. I feel like oftentimes people seem to completely forget about these little things called “transitions“. For example: I read an article…

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Household, Kids, Morning Routine, Podcasts, Travel

Maybe it’s okay to let go sometimes…and, Travel Tuesday!

 I’ve had a thought rolling around in my head intermittently since a week or so ago when I listened to an episode of the podcast The Mom Hour. I believe it was Episode 279, titled “Home Learning Success Strategies + Our Kids’ Fall Schooling Update.” They were talking about how virtual learning was going for them currently- one host lives in…

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Kids, Morning Routine, School


Good morning! Hope school and life and work and whatever you have going on is treating you well.  I’m going to try to keep this brief on text today…  I have been choosing to get up later currently (closer to 6 am instead of my normal 5:00). I can use the extra sleep to sustain my patience, energy and tolerance…

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Household, Morning Routine

Modified Mornings

Yet again coming at you later than usual, though I guess it’s only 7:30. After the last two days of the electrician here at 7 am, today we had an appointment at 7:00 with an arborist to give us a quote for removing a (huge) newly dead ash tree in our yard, plus scope out our other trees for potential…

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