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Podcast: Best of Both Worlds

Podcast: Best Laid Plans

life Parenting

Spoke Too Soon (IAN)

I was busy working . . . Yesterday I was seeing patients, mind not unlike water when I received a text from the school: “Please come pick up your child immediately due to weather. Also, no school Wednesday.” And then about 20 minutes later,…

September 28, 2022
life Work


Mind Like Water? I just finished reading David Allen’s Making It All Work, his 2008 sequel to the iconic and influential Getting Things Done. This was my morning non-fiction read for the entire month (and part of August too!). It took me forever to…

September 27, 2022
Fitness Weekend

SUNDAY & Workout Report

We made it to the Frost but sadly not the library (about to storm so I headed home). The kids played ~1 hr with a well-timed Doodle Crate and then had exactly 1 hour of iPad time, after which they were reasonably well behaved…

September 25, 2022
Parenting Weekend

Here We Go!

Determined . . . I am really hoping this weekend will be better than the last one. Josh is on call and I am not going to attempt much ‘hanging out at home’ time, though of course there will be some. The kids are…

September 24, 2022

5 on a Friday: Fall Jealousy

1- It’s FRIIIIDAYYYYY! Even though that means I am headed into a weekend, I’m excited. Especially since I am going in with a lot of ideas and intention. I need to solidify tonight’s movie plan. Any crowd-pleasers for those with a similar age span?…

September 23, 2022
life Parenting

Little Adventures + A Serum Rec

Little Adventure Laura’s new book Tranquility By Tuesday comes out soon (and it’s a fun, useful read!!! and there are preorder bonuses!) and one of her rules in the book involves incorporating both big + little adventures. I admit I struggle with the big…

September 22, 2022
life Parenting

Weekend Improvement Plan, Continued

Thank your your MANY wise and varied tips. It’s so interesting – parenting can be like whack-a-mole. Just when you get one piece figured out (or mostly figured out), another pain point pops up. A “perfect” family life is never going to be achievable…

September 21, 2022

Weekend Improvement Plan?

I mentioned this past weekend was meh; this is because we attempted to have a more relaxing weekend at home. It did not work. “Hanging out at home” for longer than a couple of hours does not seem to be an achievable goal in…

September 20, 2022