time management

How to Survive the Summer When You’re a Work-at-Home Mom

How to Survive the Summer When You’re a Work-at-Home Mom

 Life as MOM contributor, Prerna Malik shares some tips and tricks for summertime when you work at home. photo source One of the most common questions I get from fellow work-at-home moms is, “How do you deal with the summer?” Yes, the summer season instead of being a time for fun and relaxation has become this…

Finding the Center Again

Finding the Center Again

The busy-ness of life can sweep us off our feet. I’m looking to reclaim some balance. This weekend as I was staring down an impossible to do list, I stumbled on Renee’s post about getting back to center. Renee always seems to have something to grab me and make me wonder how she can see…

What Do You Want in an Organizational Tool?

What Do You Want in an Organizational Tool?

Photo source This is your brain. This is your brain on paper. How do you make sense of everything swirling in your head? As the new school year approaches and with it, a busier schedule, I’ve spent some time over the last few weeks putting together a new household notebook and personal planner. Recently I…

How to Get Ready in 30 Minutes a Day

How to Get Ready in 30 Minutes a Day

Ever find that mornings are harried? Wonder how to get yourself put together in the mornings without spending hours primping and curling? Looking for some ways to streamline your life, besides throwing on a pair of yoga pants and pulling your hair into a ponytail? The morning rush doesn’t have to be, well, rushed. There…

Time Management & Weekly Routines

Time Management & Weekly Routines

A few weeks ago I shared some ways that I was learning to manage my time better. Rather than prepare a schedule that I would inevitably fail, I created a time budget, alloting a certain amount of each day to the tasks I need to do in order to keep my life ship-shape. But as…

Time Management Without a Schedule

Time Management Without a Schedule

photo source Remember the love-hate relationship I have with schedules? Well, a few months ago I gave it a go. I really did. I wrote up a schedule and I ran it through the paces. And ya know what? It really didn’t support what the players on my team were doing. It wasn’t good for morale….

Plan a Great Weekend

Usually by the time Friday rolls around here, I am beat. Hubs is exhausted. Yet, we still want to spend good time together since we have two whole days at our disposal, overtime schedules permitting. Yet, two different bloggers have convinced me of the need to plan for the weekend. These are old posts, but…