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 […]

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 […]

5 Strategies for Managing Paper

Now that you are back into the routine of school, my guess is you are back to having stacks of paper piling up on your kitchen counter.  Though I think schools are getting a lot better at using email and electronic options in lieu of paper, there is still quite a bit to deal with […]

5 Strategies for Managing Paper

4 Weeks to a Frazzle Free Halloween

A week by week checklist to help busy parents get ready for Halloween

All new!  Here is a completely new eBook to help you get ready for Halloween without feeling stressed and overwhelmed.  Similar to the Frazzle Free Christmas series, this eBook will walk you through Halloween preparations week by week.  The eBook is completely free and you can download it here.  Good luck!

Back to School Checklist

As a follow up to last week’s post, 3 Things to Help Make the New School Year Better, I promised an updated Back to School Checklist.  It has been cleaned up and expanded a bit.  I have also created a Back to School Pinterest Board to help with ideas and inspiration. Good luck with the […]

The Power of a Great Checklist Part 2

How I Use a Checklist to Keep the Girls Focused on Family Commitments

Last week I wrote about the power of a great checklist.  This week I wanted to follow up with an example of how I am using a checklist to keep my girls focused on getting their family commitments done during the day.  Here is a screen shot of the checklist I created for the girls. […]

The Power of a Great Checklist

  When it comes to organizing your life, there are a lot of great tools out there to help.  At a minimum every busy family needs at least some type of calendar and task management system.  But one tool that you may not have considered is the checklist.  A checklist when created correctly is a […]