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5 on a Friday: Work, Birthdays, and More

1-    80% work dilemma update.You know those 80% dilemmas I’ve been writing about? I have recently decided, after careful analysis of the potential scenarios, to try 90%. I had mentioned that I may be taking on some more leadership/nonclinical responsibilities (residency related), and it looks like this will be coming…

February 22, 2019

Clean Slates, Post-Insta Hangovers, and Digital Minimalism

I haven’t read Cal Newport’s new book yet, but I am definitely going to. I haven’t decided whether I will order a print copy of read on Kindle. The latter seems ironic, but I am getting more reading done on screens lately. Probably because…

February 19, 2019
Weekend

Weekend, In Conclusion

Well! We all made it. Josh ended up coming home last night at dinnertime and helped clean up/put the big kids to bed, which was a good thing because I. Was. Spent. I enjoyed documenting my mostly solo-parenting weekend on Instagram Stories – as…

February 18, 2019
Weekend

Weekend-in-the-life, Continued

I’ve never been one to post a play-by-play on Instagram until yesterday. It was actually somewhat fun as a novelty activity – I have no idea how some people do it all the time! Perhaps it becomes second nature like our expenditure recording (I…

February 17, 2019
Weekend

Weekend: Gearing Up

Josh is on call this weekend, which means I will be mostly solo parenting. I will admit that as I sat at my work desk on Friday afternoon staring down 60 hours of managing my motley crew by myself, I wasn’t exactly in dreamy…

February 16, 2019

Valentine’s Day (Traditions)

I don’t like Halloween very much and I absolutely despite April Fools’ Day. But before you pin me down as the worst holiday curmudgeon ever, I will say that I really love Valentine’s Day. (V-day, New Years, and Thanksgiving are all tied for my…

February 14, 2019
life

Things That Are Working For Me Right Now

1- My Hobonichi Techo Cousin. While I love looking at diverse and sundry planners, I don’t know how I survived last year without my precious HTC (I just made up that acronym, but I think it works). Seriously, I just love this thing so…

February 13, 2019
Fashion

Work Pants: A Review/Round Up!

I would first like to note that we had a weekend that was pretty close to perfect in my book: no sick children, a date night (upland miami – SO good), kids that slept until ~7 am, a workout each day, lovely weather —…

February 11, 2019

5 on a Friday

1    Today is the first day in quite some time that G has not been up making noise at 5 am. Her morning habits are the only thing about her that I’d like to change. She is now walking, saying many words, and is just…

February 8, 2019

80% Dilemmas

I recognize I have a very good problem – I feel very lucky to be working at a place that has allowed me to work at 80% time, while still serving in a leadership role. It is possible, with time, that the residency part…

February 7, 2019