Some overwhelm

UGH, I am feeling a little overwhelmed right now. I hate saying that, because honestly, my life is really not that difficult (at ALL) compared to so many others’. Still, I have had a definite feeling of some “overwhelm” going on for a while now. I think I generally handle busy-ness fine, maybe better than average?? I’m pretty used to…

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Kids, Summer

Getting in a groove/ summer schedule

We’re almost a 2 solid weeks in to summer break now. Inevitably, I feel like we always go through a slightly bumpy transition period when we shift from school to break or back again. Maybe this is my “fault”, for lack of planning or foresight…I’m not sure. I mean, we never really sat down and sketched out summer “rules” or…

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Deep thoughts, Life

No such thing as normal

I spent probably ~35 minutes last night doing a modified version of my weekly review. Namely, updating my planner and entering events into Google Calendar (so they will show up on the Family Calendar on the fridge). I had gotten a little behind on this and had a bunch of changes/edits/additions to get on there. I have been realizing lately…

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Podcasts, Productivity


On Monday, I had two podcast episodes back to back in my podcast subscription feed that were, ironically, both about the topic of routines. I am a big fan of routines in general, so these were fun to listen to! They were very different styles and sort of tackled different angles of routines. 1- Best Laid Plans – Routines and…

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COVID, Kids, Productivity

Silver Lining #1

Do you have a “favorite” side effect of the pandemic? That probably sounds like a weird question, but I mean, is there one outcome from all of the changes that you like the best? (I know we all really despise many things about it. But I think most people agree there are SOME perks to the lifestyle changes, even if…

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