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  • Budget Goals

    2022 Goal Series: Financial

    This has been on my list for the past few years. 20% of pre-tax income has been our target for retirement savings — a high enough number that we should be more than on-track…

    January 1, 2022
  • Goals

    2022 Goal Series: Screen Time

    Well, you all probably saw this one coming! I am not planning on returning to Insta this calendar year, and I do not have any social media accounts that are active. I have WhatsApp…

    December 31, 2021
  • Goals Parenting

    2022 Goal Series: 1:1 Time

    Here’s the 2nd of 8 “major” goals for next year! I want more 1:1 time with everyone, especially the kids + Josh. “Thurs-Date” Annabel came up with this concept – we pick a day…

    December 30, 2021
  • Goals


    Inspired by Sarah Powers of The Mom Hour, I have decided to move some of my “larger horizon” lists to Todoist! This includes: MONTHLY LIST QUINTILES LIST YEARLY LIST SELECTED COLLECTIONS (created a list…

    December 1, 2021
  • Goals Habits life Planners

    Goals Update . . .

    I did order my 2022 PowerSheets for next year. I don’t consider PowerSheets to be a planner, even though there are some planner-like elements. I use them as an adjunct. I mostly use them…

    October 7, 2021
  • Goals life Reading


    YES, a new month. And I have higher hopes for this one. Our local case rates are coming down. The month contains only one call weekend for Josh, and none for me. We have…

    October 1, 2021
  • Goals life

    The Next 100 Days

    Today (Sept 23rd) is the first of the 100 days left in 2021. In those 100 days, I aim to: 1- Focus on screen time (yes again). Seems like a good time for me…

    September 23, 2021
  • Goals life Planners

    New Month!

    And the midpoint of 2021. (Fun/random fact: I have been averaging 50 books/year for the past ~2 years, and I just finished my 25th book last night for 2021! I guess this is my…

    July 1, 2021
  • Goals Habits

    5 on a Friday: Organizing Edition

    1- Fresh Starts, continued. I think it’s the combination of: a) a new academic year (residency programs run traditionally from July – June, though orientation is typically late June!) b) moving into my 2021-22…

    June 25, 2021
  • Goals life Planners

    Planning Day

    I loved the comment section yesterday. I think I feel convinced that a) those AGOLDE are fine if I want to try them (and I do); b) white denim shorts are a good idea;…

    May 12, 2021