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Time management

5 simple organizational tools for busy parents

(Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.) The kids are back in school. You have worked hard to get your routines in place, but somehow a pile of papers is starting to grow on your counter.  How do YOU keep everything organized now that school is in full swing? Whether you need to organized school supplies or the big pile of papers coming home with your kindergarten, I have done it all wit[...]

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[...]

De-stress: 3 steps to simplify life for busy teens

School. Homework. Practice. Friends. More and more our tweens and teenagers are faced with full schedules encouraging them to be busy instead of being purposeful with their time. Multitasking is their norm. Busy becomes familiar. We see it all the time, this constant state of hurry. Hurry to get home. Hurry to get to practice. Hurry to complete homework. Hurry to eat dinner. Oh, I cringe when I think of how often I have allowed this “hurried” state to be the status in our home. Sadly, our home was onl[...]

Making Moves: 8 healthy mental habits to have a productive Monday

Making Moves: 8 healthy mental habits to have a productive Monday How can it be Monday already? Do you ever find yourself already dreading the day to start? You are not alone. But you can turn your Monday around. You can change your attitude, making Mondays a day filled with joy and happiness. I believe creating healthy mental habits will help you have a more productive Monday and give your week the jumpstart it needs to end well. As a military wife, educator, and mom of four, here are eight habits that put i[...]

Vision Board Basics: 3 Simple steps to make one (+how to use it)

Hello there! If you have been following me here on my blog or social media, then you know I love to dream big, set goals and reflect. So it’s probably no surprise I LOVE and use vision boards. For years, I have used vision boards to help me stay focused to achieve my goals. After all the first step to achieving your goals is writing them down. I first started creating my own vision boards as a way to channel my creativity when doing my goal planning for the year. Then as our children grew older, I realized[...]