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  • Planners

    the flip side

    Of course, after I wrote the previous post filled with despair, we had a truly lovely weekend.   A laundry list of good things: 1) I have been using a sticker chart for the…

    September 11, 2018
  • Goals Planner Review Planners

    Quintile Report: Q3 recap!

    As you may remember, I divided 2018 into Quintiles (details here) for the purpose of goal-setting and breaking up what I anticipated would be a challenging year (um, definitely correct).   I will admit…

    August 30, 2018
  • Planners

    Epic Journey, Completed

    I have so many thoughts about our trip, but also so much jet lag and work lag and really, every kind of lag there is to think about. Re-entry has not been pretty. But…

    August 16, 2018
  • Planners

    fast times

    Lately I keep flipping open my planner and thinking it is approximately 2 weeks earlier than it actually is.  The summer is nearly half over, and I suspect the rest will FLY – we…

    July 10, 2018
  • Planners

    we just “laxed” // 4th of July

    Somehow, Cameron started using the word “lax” for “relax” and it has become a family trope of sorts.   I wrote in my last post about using planners/planning/reflection to aid in savoring, and OMDG…

    July 5, 2018
  • Planners

    savoring hack

    Laura’s recent post (and challenge) has me thinking about savoring.  I realized that one of the things that really helps me to savor is . . . (drumroll please . . .) MY PLANNER!…

    July 3, 2018
  • Planners

    catchup / some Friday faves

    I feel somewhat caught up with life for the first time in . . . approximately 3 months! IT FEELS GOOD. This is not to say I don’t have numerous projects out there floating…

    June 15, 2018
  • Planners

    A Few Notes

    1) In the process of trying (but not very hard) to make this blog GDPR compliant, I am again motivated to bring it out of the stone age.  I seem to keep losing momentum…

    May 29, 2018
  • Planners

    sundry updates NOT about pumping

    As mentioned yesterday, I’m feeling better about . . . many things.  Don’t get me wrong — I still would like more sleep and more hours in the day, but I’m doing okay. Some…

    May 8, 2018
  • Planners

    early mornings with my last baby

    It’s 6:40. It has been a rough 2 days – Genevieve has croup.  I heard the classic barking cough on Monday afternoon and thought “really!?  Isn’t she young for this?” but the diagnosis was…

    April 25, 2018