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Parenting

Dispatches from Mommy Day #2

G had her first ever Mommy Day! In prior years, I felt like she commanded so much of my attention in general that she didn’t ‘need’ her own day. Now she is savvy and aware enough that such an omission would be seen as…

April 2, 2021
Goals Habits

APRIL GOALS

(I know — that is not the Wonderland 222! I ordered a half-priced Erin Condren softbound weekly and . . . I have to admit, it’s pretty fantastic. I had not wanted to support them for a while, but honestly I feel their efforts…

April 1, 2021
Habits life

Quality Time

EVENING WIN: playing Monopoly with the big kids (and Josh, who made it home just as we were starting!). Our nanny took G home just for fun and so we seized the moment to do something that is a bit more difficult with a…

March 31, 2021
COVID19 life

Some COVID-ish Things

I haven’t shown any COVID-19 data for a while. Mostly, this is because nothing has changed for a while in South FL. Happily, hospitalizations in our health system seem to be down somewhat. But cases just continue to chug along around the 3-5K/day rate…

March 30, 2021
Best Laid Plans

Episode #36: Planning in Quarters or Quintiles

This episode is all about thinking of your year in quarters, quintiles, or Seasons. It’s currently the end of the first quarter (or perhaps quintile, if you use my system!), so it seemed like a timely topic. Confession: Unlike with my weeks / months…

March 29, 2021
Parenting Weekend

Sunday Happenings

I am aware that there is still a pandemic going on, but honestly life feels entirely different than it did a year ago. We enjoyed a lovely outdoor Passover. We went to the pool. We are making actual plans re: fun things to do…

March 28, 2021
Habits Parenting

New Phone: Strategy of Clean Slate?

I am a firm believer in the strategy of the clean slate, as Gretchen Rubin has described it. I am self-aware enough to know that I am particularly susceptible to this phenomenon. This is why the following things tend to have a significant effect…

March 26, 2021
life Planners

Nights & Tech Splurge

Thank you so much for your kind words and thoughts yesterday! I didn’t do much better last night (TIRED), but I think I have identified some strategies that may help in the future. Of note, we do already read together currently as part of…

March 24, 2021
life Parenting

Dead Time

I feel pretty good about how I spend my time lately. Except for a certain window that I really want to work on. That window is approximately 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. I usually have very little energy by that time and quite honestly…

March 23, 2021