Yup, it’s supposed to be a time for us moms who are juggling work and home life, a pandemic, civil unrest, and a political election to also improve our mind, body and character. No big deal, right? You have time for that! I don’t know about you, but in March I was much more hopeful and believed as long as I took all these uncomfortable challenges a day at a time, I’d be … [Read more...] about Would you believe that September is self-improvement month?
I think that right now, right at this very second of his life- my son is at the perfect age. He is 11. Eleven is the age of all things that meld into the perfect vortex of “BOY”. I have to say I can’t think of a time that might be better for him. At this age, He is able to walk down the road by himself to visit a friend. He likes to go for walks with his … [Read more...] about Please Give Me One More Summer
Even during a pandemic, families are holding on to their summer vacations and hitting the open road to make memories with their kids. AAA projects that Americans will take 683 million road trips from July to September. If you haven't gone away yet, there's plenty of time to take a last-minute road trip. Just keep in mind, traveling by car is cheaper than flying, but it's still … [Read more...] about It’s August… Time For A Last-Minute Road Trip
Winnie Sun also introduced us to Australian based time management specialist, speaker and best selling author of 4 books, Kate Christie. Kate shared with us her mantra that 'Family is a Team Sport' (and happily, we think you are captain of that team!), and taught us all about Insourcing. Unlike Outsourcing, where you identify the tasks around the house you are happy to pay an … [Read more...] about #ModernMomMondays: Episode Four with Kate Christie and Suzanne Brown
The truth is, babies don't actually need all that much. If you think about the work of a baby -- eat, sleep, poop, repeat -- the items required to accomplish those tasks are pretty minimal. So, where does all the excess stuff that fills the homes of new parents come from? Most of the items we acquire in the first year of parenthood are designed for our own comfort, … [Read more...] about Help! My House Is Overrun By Baby Gear