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Podcast: Best Laid Plans

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Evenings Revisited

I am inspired by Laura to write a post on the state of our evenings. Lest anyone think that my relative calm/okay state recently means that I have this whole parenting thing figured out . . . well, I will share our current successes…

November 19, 2020
COVID19 life Reading

Odds ‘n’ ends

Thank you all for sharing (and so respectfully!) yesterday. It has been very interesting (and somewhat surprising) to see how different cultures and groups of people have handled what is ostensibly the same challenge. Hoping for a safe, effective, and widely distributed vaccine stat.…

November 18, 2020

Current COVID Lifestyle

I had a dream about COVID and being exposed — my first during this pandemic, if you can believe it (or at least the first one that I remember). The state’s positivity rate is up to 7-9% and I continue to be surprised I…

November 17, 2020
Best Laid Plans

BLP Ep #17: Monthly Review

The Episode: My Current Monthly Review Process S1: Review Prior Month’s Goals (in planner) and All Lists in Apple Notes take a moment to celebrate any successes think about things not accomplished and whether they deserve to be forwarded, tabled, delegated, or deleted S2:…

November 16, 2020

Butterflies & Dinner

We fiiiiiinally made it to Butterfly World! It rained on the way there and I almost gave up, but upon our arrival it cleared. I completely failed at getting a good picture (they didn’t want to stop exploring to smile!). But it was very…

November 15, 2020
Goals Habits Weekend

Sleep is Amazing

Coming at you after 8.5 hours of sleep! Josh put G to bed last night, and apparently it went relatively well (though it was at 10pm and with him sitting in a chair in her room). He also put the other two to bed…

November 14, 2020
Weekend Work

made it

WHAT. A. WEEK. 3 Good things: The weather has finally dried up here. (Though there is still residual floodwater in various areas and C’s soccer for tomorrow was cancelled. ALSO there are still systems forming — they are up to Theta, and Iota is…

November 13, 2020
life Work


Just ducking in for 5 seconds to admit that YES, I too get overwhelmed and behind sometimes, and YES — today is one of those times. I can see the light at the end though. And my planner helps 🙂 G sleeping before 10:30…

November 12, 2020

A Few Things

COVID Cases are up though still not up to our FL-summer-spike levels. I have received multiple notifications of positives in both kids’ schools though not yet in any of their classes (and I do think both places do a nice job of keeping classroom…

November 11, 2020
Parenting Work


Last call week of 2020 – complete Unfortunately it rather badly – mostly because G WOULD NOT GO TO BED. I have no idea when the epic fight against bedtime ended, but I believe it was between 11 and 12. And then there was…

November 10, 2020