What’s Ahead in the New Year?

The blog will be on a short break through the first of the year as my family celebrates the new year together. If you haven’t already, be sure to follow me on Instagram and Facebook. I’ll continue posting there as we wind down the old year, and welcome in the new, including some fun photos […]

Remembering Priorities

I learned long ago that things fall apart pretty quickly when we allow our priorities to get out of whack. Almost thirty years ago, I attended a class for moms where priorities were the key teaching point. It didn’t sink in right away, but oh, how I have learned the wisdom of that teaching now.

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Three Ways I Get Things Done!

We all have a lot to accomplish in a day’s time. Whether you’re a full time homemaker or work outside the home, whether your kids get on the school bus in the morning or open their books at your kitchen table, you’ve a lot on your plate. I know. Me, too. Here are three simple […]

Using Google Calendar To Budget Your Time

Over the years, I’ve used all sorts of products for planning my days. A good, old-fashioned wall calendar, a binder I put together for myself that I then lovingly referred to as “Mom’s Brain in a Binder”, and for several years I used those beautiful, two-pages per day Day Timer planners.

 

My old […]

Time Management – Schedule or Flow Chart?

Are you a schedule keeper, or are you more of a flow chart kind of gal? Since I frequently remind you to hold your plans loosely, I’m sure it won’t surprise you to know that I’m more of a flow chart girl. The irony is the fact that I love schedules.

If you were to […]

Using The Envelope System For Time Management

Late summer is the ideal time to begin planning for fall. Fall traditionally heralds back-to-school and the return to more structured days after summer’s more relaxed pace. The long, hot days of late summer, are often the perfect time to begin planning for fall. We can take the time to look over our current schedules […]

Deep Into Summer Planning Time

I just wanted to pop in and say that I’m deep into my late summer planning time. I’m not planning what’s left of my summer, that’s already done. Rather, I’m working on my personal, homeschool, homemaking, and assigned chores schedules in preparation for September. I know most of you would call that fall planning time, […]