Life, Productivity, Summer

Writing down things I accomplished

I was thinking this morning, as I filled out my little daily journal page....I am so glad I started including a section of "things I accomplished". I've been doing this religiously for a couple years now. I'm currently sitting in my car outside a morning swim practice, so I don't have my journal with me… Continue reading Writing down things I accomplished

Kids, Parenting, Productivity

A 12 year old’s perception of “free time”

Asher is really busy right now. Obviously he is back in school, but he also has play practice after school, volleyball Tuesday/ Thursday and swim practice almost every night. It's a lot! Possibly (probably?) bordering on "too much", but we decided to allow it because it's a fairly short period in time. (The play is… Continue reading A 12 year old’s perception of “free time”

Goals, Podcasts, Productivity

30 day challenges

So far, so good with my "March" challenge to limit social media to only 15 minutes per day. Besides using the timer, I'm not imposing any other limits of when I can use it. So, most days I end up checking facebook several times during the morning-early afternoon. And then I run out of time… Continue reading 30 day challenges

Blog, Productivity, Weekends

Too many ideas, not enough time

February 1st today!! We're 1/12 of the way through 2022. Crazy. "It's a long month...." You often hear people lament that January is a long, slow month- it's the thick of winter, the holidays are over, everyone is trying to implement their "New Year's resolutions"....it's kind of like one big, long Monday all month long.… Continue reading Too many ideas, not enough time

Life, Productivity, Things I Love

Upholder life

Good morning! I just need to acknowledge this lovely moment I am enjoying right now. Ethan and Ivan just left for an 8 am basketball. Asher is still sleeping. I'm sitting in our sunroom (arguably the best room in our house), with my little space heater on, my Christmas village glowing behind me AND it… Continue reading Upholder life