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  • life

    Positive Things!

    School started! K / 4th / 6th! Drop off went well, despite traffic and a poorly-timed rainstorm. I am definitely relieved to be getting back into the regular routine. I’m not sure why I…

    August 22, 2023
  • life Planners

    Things Making Me Happy

    My planner switch. YESSS I’m doing it. Going from disc-bound Inkwell Press –> Aura Estelle undated weekly + blank Stalogy notebook. I loved many things about the IWP system — the paper especially! But…

    August 19, 2023
  • life

    5 on a Friday: Caught Up (Finally) Edition!

    1- Barbie!! I still haven’t seen it, but A and I are going this weekend. But the soundtrack! I LOVE THE SOUNDTRACK. Try not to get Speed Drive in your head constantly . .…

    August 18, 2023
  • life Parenting

    It’s TIME

    I need school to start. I do. I really do. I have felt a low-level angst all week, and it’s because we are existing in a weird in-between plane and: (If the disgusting summer…

    August 17, 2023
  • life Parenting

    One Thing at a Time

    I am mostly caught up at work!! I was able to get my inbox to — not quite zero, but close, and I’m pretty sure I will be back to baseline by Friday if…

    August 15, 2023
  • life

    Sunday Mini-Post

    1- I really enjoyed this podcast ep: My only (possible) pushback would be that I do not see planning techniques as a futile exercise where one is trying to fit ‘everything’ in. I see…

    August 13, 2023
  • life

    Post-Travel Reset

    I love traveling AND: I love coming home! I don’t love the state of our house right now (summary: chaos) but I’ve decided I will be patient about that and enjoy the fact that…

    August 11, 2023
  • Fitness life

    See You On the Flip Side . . .

    Headed off! We are off to a great start except my carry-on-only luggage plan backfired as our Target carryons were too big for Air Canada’s standards – ha! (They checked them for us at…

    July 29, 2023
  • life

    Regret: A Treatise

    I listened to a Happier episode today about regret. I found the topic fascinating, in part because . . . regret isn’t logical, in a way! You can do X and regret not doing…

    July 27, 2023
  • life Parenting

    Well That Was Fast

    Kid Activity Schedule OMG In the past week, all the gymnastics/dance places released their schedules for registration AND C received his travel soccer schedule. I jumped on dance registration this morning right as it…

    July 25, 2023