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routines

Monthly Planning: 7 simple habits to create an end of the month routine

With the focus on what to do at the beginning of a new month, it’s just as important to discuss our end of month habits.  Just think about it. We love the new month, new goals mentality. There is something exciting about starting something new.  Unfortunately, we drag to the end of the month, just waiting for it to be over.  We start counting down the days until we can say hello to the new month. I want to challenge you to rethink how you view the end of the month and prioritize[...]

A new norm: 12 ways to thrive as a suddenly-at-home parent

Wow! Within the last week, thousands of schools were closed, and a multitude of parents became “suddenly-at-home” parents. From being told to work from home (if that is even an option) and now being responsible for “homeschooling” your kids, most parents are just trying to figure out the next step. If this is you, you are not alone. Many parents have more questions than answers. We are striving to find some sort of norm, giving more screen time than usual, searching for toilet tissue, and[...]

Good morning: 3 simple routines to improve your morning for night owls

I am a night owl. Like most creatives, night time is often when my ideas are the most fluid. My mind floods with writing topics, products to create, and new memories I want to make. This creative flow along with a peak in my energy often interferes with my ability to sleep. Unfortunately, being a night owl doesn’t work for my lifestyle. Between getting up early for work and getting my fellas off to school, staying up to 1 a.m. just doesn’t work for this over 40 momma. It’s not that I don’t like mor[...]