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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

Self-Care Act of the Day

I have dedicated a little corner of my daily Hobonichi planning page to this little item. Thus far, my self-care acts have included things as varied as: staying all day at work on a Sunday to catch up while on call (I recognize this…

February 6, 2019

It’s February, and I Feel Behind

First of all, I have to say that while I am having a busy call week, I am dealing with some heartbreaking cases in the hospital that are providing automatic MAJOR perspective. At the start of call, 2/3 of my kids developed gastroenteritis (I…

February 1, 2019

Weekend & More

I am off today, but am planning for a massive catchup day as I prepare for my first week on call in some time. Big items planned: sign kids up for gymnastics and maybe one more activity (I have been purposely slow to do…

January 28, 2019

5 Friday Thoughts (and some very pricey pants)

1- It has been a very busy work week, and I am about to head into a mostly-solo-parenting weekend (Josh is on call). This is my first one in quite some time, and I really want it to go well! My strategies are going…

January 25, 2019

My Planning Approach: Using the Hobonichi Cousin Daily Pages

Let me preface this post by making it very clear that there is absolutely noΒ rightΒ way to use the Hobonichi planner (or any planner, for that matter!). Every person has their own needs when it comes to developing a planning system, and what is on…

January 23, 2019

weekends, pants, workouts & more

Well. Another weekend on the books. We are in a phase of life where each weekend is a mashup of fuzzy feelings of family togetherness spiked with intermittent bursts of frustration and exhaustion. Josh and I tend to look at each other on Sunday…

January 22, 2019

Friday Grab Bag

I’ve had a lot of momentum this week.Β I think it’s a combination of new year energy and the fresh start that comes with a move, but I’m finally tackling a lot of items that had been on my list for months. WHEW! On my…

January 18, 2019