planner lovers, start here

Podcast: Best of Both Worlds

Podcast: Best Laid Plans

Budget The Podcast

Work, $, Life Choices

I had trouble getting up this morning. Some Mondays (like yesterday), I have a full day of patients plus a 7:50 meeting plus a 5:00 meeting, so it’s essentially GO GO GO for nearly 11 hours. I did take a 40 minute walk at…

April 13, 2021
Best Laid Plans Habits

BLP Ep #38 Show Note & Insta Break

Today’s episode is another Q&A episode! You get 3 audio questions and a bonus ‘regular’ one. Q1: What do you do with info that you know you might need later . . . but don’t know when? Personally, I’m not a huge fan of…

April 12, 2021
life Parenting Weekend

Weekend Life

Yesterday G had her very first activity – playing soccer for the first time! It was more “run around the field after balls” but it was so cute. Annabel also started soccer after a many-year hiatus and I was very proud of her mindset…

April 11, 2021
life Parenting

5 on a Friday: Recs & Changes

1- The Life-Restoring Magic of Daily Rituals from the Focus on This podcast. This episode was excellent! Cohost Courtney returned from maternity leave (missed her . . . also, wonder if she’d guest on BLP . . .) and they just did an excellent…

April 9, 2021
Book Reviews life Parenting Reading

A Few Things

1- Annabel turned 9! OMG. We celebrated by hosting her first sleepover (just her one BFF – that was enough!), eating DQ Reese’s ice cream cake, and giving her several fun gifts: earrings, a Garmin Vivofit Jr. 3 (she wanted one!), and a 3D…

April 6, 2021
life Parenting

Mommy Day #3: C’s turn!

This day was pretty low key. If I had to do it again, I would have made him pick a longer outing somewhere (? Zoo, Butterfly World, etc). BUT, he was happy and that was all that really mattered! We got a slightly slow…

April 3, 2021

Dispatches from Mommy Day #2

G had her first ever Mommy Day! In prior years, I felt like she commanded so much of my attention in general that she didn’t ‘need’ her own day. Now she is savvy and aware enough that such an omission would be seen as…

April 2, 2021
Goals Habits


(I know — that is not the Wonderland 222! I ordered a half-priced Erin Condren softbound weekly and . . . I have to admit, it’s pretty fantastic. I had not wanted to support them for a while, but honestly I feel their efforts…

April 1, 2021
Habits life

Quality Time

EVENING WIN: playing Monopoly with the big kids (and Josh, who made it home just as we were starting!). Our nanny took G home just for fun and so we seized the moment to do something that is a bit more difficult with a…

March 31, 2021