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  • life Planners


    READING: Michelle Obama’s Becoming. I find this a lovely way to start the day (except today because I slept in). It feels like I am reading the journal of a friend. A brilliant and…

    January 6, 2021
  • COVID19 life

    New Year & Moving Forward

    It’s Day 5 of the new year. Never before has a resolution failed as spectacularly and as quickly as my 299 minutes of Screen Time yesterday. What can I say — I had a…

    January 5, 2021
  • Habits life

    Organizing Etc

    I am starting round 2 of Organize 365‘s 100 Day Program tomorrow. I must disclose that the company’s founder Lisa Woodruff gifted me access to this program (this was after we had her on…

    January 3, 2021
  • COVID19 life Parenting

    Good Start to the Year

    All in all, the first day of 2021 was pretty great. Despite having COVID and some nagging (but not acute or scary!) symptoms, honestly . . . it was as nice as a weekend…

    January 2, 2021
  • COVID19 life Planners

    Hello 2021 . . .

    Beginning the new year with: 1- A new planner cover!! 2- My own positive COVID-19 test I mean, duh . . . everyone around me has it, though the kids remain asymptomatic and are…

    January 1, 2021
  • COVID19 life Parenting

    Current Situation

    I was going to write a post filled with self-pity about how all of the fun I had planned for Camp Mommy could no longer happen. Actually, I did write it. But I just…

    December 26, 2020
  • COVID19 life

    Breathe in, Breathe Out

    Our Christmas Cheer: everyone is still physically healthy so far. Every day that I wake up and everyone seems to be okay, I feel immense gratitude and relief. Just counting down until we are…

    December 25, 2020
  • COVID19 life

    The Inevitable

    Well. The kids are out of school. I will be done with work after today (yay!). We have no plans to go anywhere, which is good. Because we are embarking on our first quarantine.…

    December 22, 2020
  • life Planners Work

    End of the Year Madness: An Analysis

    Every year it hits, and every year I am surprised about it. We aren’t even one of those families who does 93434 holiday events. While I love a good Charlie Brown Christmas, I wasn’t…

    December 15, 2020
  • life Parenting


    Houston, we have a 3 year old. ALSO: despite the fact that most of the last year of her life was spent under COVID-influenced circumstances, I think she is having a great time. She…

    December 11, 2020