Tasks in 15 Minutes

Getting ish Done: The Power of Accomplishing Tasks in 15 Minutes

Ever feel like you are racing against the clock? As if there’s never enough time to tackle that never-ending, mountainous to-do list? And just forget about finding time for the fun things you actually want to do. Sometimes life is like watching Groundhogs Day on a continuous loop, over and over again, while spinning on […]

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Minimalism: Simplifying for my Family’s Sake

Working full-time, having two small kids and a husband at home, traveling every other week and trying to maintain some sort of social life in the midst of dance classes and t-ball games makes it difficult to keep up with my ‘pre-kid standard’ of cleanliness and slight OCD behavior.   But I tried. I really tried to […]

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Teaching Children Not to Lie

What is a Lie? A Parenting Dilemma About Teaching Children Honesty

An online friend recently posted a moral dilemma. Caught in a lie and fearing consequences, her young nephew fought back with the logic of a “surprise” trip to Walt Disney World the family had planned. “But Aunt Polly lies about taking us to Disney,” he said. “And she doesn’t get in trouble.” Ouch. And therein […]

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The Homeschooling Questions You Really Want to Ask

The Homeschooling Questions You Really Want to Ask

In the wake of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, I’ve had a lot of people ask me about homeschooling as they try to make decisions about their children’s future in public schools. Many of them ask similar questions and it occurred to me that there may be other parents out there with the […]

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