Why You Can’t Get Anything Done

And What to Do About It

There are days (and sometimes weeks) where we feel like we can’t get anything done.  We jump from project to project and react to never ending requests for our help, but aren’t able to ever feel like the things that need to get done are actually getting done.  Leaving us feeling frustrated and stressed. As […]

How to Use Themes to Organize Your Life

Life as a parent is busy.  Filled with family, home, work, and personal responsibilities, it can sometimes get overwhelming and hard to know where to start or what to focus on.  One way to help make sense of it all is by using the idea of themes to organize your life.  A theme is just […]

4 Reasons You Are Behind on Your Goals

and what to do about it

Did you set goals for yourself and family at the beginning of the year and now it’s June and you are wondering what the heck happened?  How did it get to June and you haven’t accomplished any of them?  Or maybe you can’t even remember what they were?  If so, here are four reasons why […]

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Feeling Scattered?

Get help by improving your focus

At the beginning of the year I made an intention to work on my focus.  There is a really big project I have been working on for the last three years and I was committed to getting it done this year!   And I knew if I had any chance of getting the project done this […]

What to Do When You Are Worried

I worry.  I will lay awake at night worried about the stress my daughter is under over college decisions and high school exams.  I worry my oldest won’t pick the “right” college major or how she is adjusting to college life, and that my 14 year doesn’t like to read.  None of this worry of […]

What About You?

This is post is for us.  Not for the parents who we are.  Just for us as people, as individuals, as souls separate from who we are as parents, spouses, friends, and children. Because if we want our children to be excited about their lives, we must first be excited about ours.  We have to […]

What About You?

My Parenting Manifesto

You know I am a big fan of clarity.  It’s one of the things every family needs in order to thrive.  Clarity is about knowing who you are as a family, an individual, and as a parent.  It’s about knowing what you stand for and what’s important. So when I read Brene Brown’s book, Daring […]

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