Goals and Planning, Home Management, The Daily Grind

What You Need to Begin Building an Effective Schedule

Starting my day the night before is proving to at least give me a sense of what my day requires. ┬áReviewing my calendar, task list, kid schedules, work schedule, menu ideas, and more - help me stay focused on the important things I want to accomplish in life - not just the everyday "stuff" that… Continue reading What You Need to Begin Building an Effective Schedule

Family, Home Management, The Daily Grind, Uncategorized

Did You Notice?

Did you see it yet? When you read further down, maybe it'll catch your eye! I have a NEW button for my blog. Yep, Heather at CSAHM.com made it for me. I think it's CUTE. I'm not biased, you know... Feel free to copy and add it to your blog if you'd like... Woohoo Oh… Continue reading Did You Notice?

Family, Home Management, The Daily Grind, Uncategorized

Time to Buckle Down

So these 2 counseling classes I'm taking this summer are requiring serious chunks of study time. I am NOT complaining - I learn so much from each of the hour long DVD lectures - and reading 10 or so chapters a week - and am really grateful to be learning so much about Marriage &… Continue reading Time to Buckle Down

Family, Home Management, Organization, The Daily Grind, Uncategorized

Whew! We Made It!

This has been a week of serious soap-opera proportions! Curly is no longer sick, and Georgie only ever gagged - but they were both off kilter for the first 3 days of the week. And by "off kilter" - I mean they didn't want to take naps! Nap Time - especially when I'm in school… Continue reading Whew! We Made It!

Family, Home Management, The Daily Grind, Uncategorized

As the Stomach Churns

So yeah, we've got some kind of stomach "thing" going on at our house... Talk about a soap opera. Curly went to school yesterday and they were taking graduation pictures. She'd just had her individual shot taken when she lost her breakfast THREE TIMES and was running a temp. I don't know how seriously her… Continue reading As the Stomach Churns

Family, Home Management, The Daily Grind, Uncategorized

An Inspiration Appointment

After my post yesterday, I was really glad to have had a FREE Inspiration Appointment scheduled in the afternoon with iBloom Life & Parenting Coach, Tara McClenahan. I had the opportunity to hear Tara one afternoon via Cindy Rushton's Talk-A-Latte, and really enjoyed everything she had to share. I immediately signed up for her newsletter… Continue reading An Inspiration Appointment

Family, Home Management, The Daily Grind, The Queen Size Mommy, Uncategorized

The Days of My Life

In the past couple of weeks, between the Life Action Ministries Summit Conference at church and well, just LIFE, I have really had to stop and take stock of a lot of things. 1. CLUTTER. Yep - I'm a messie, born and raised. Despite my U.S. Marine Corps drill instructor father's and Queen Martha mother's… Continue reading The Days of My Life