This week’s best time saving tips for busy moms:
Balance is something I’ve struggled with since becoming a wife, a mother, and beginning my career all within the same 12 months. I still haven’t quite mastered the art of whittling down my to do list while carving out an adequate amount of “me” time, but I have picked up a few tips and tricks over the last five years and today I’m going to share them with you.
For the moms that are preparing to return to work, here are few tips that helped me get through the first couple of weeks.
We are approaching the time of year when many people have already blown their New Year resolutions.
If this has already happened to you or if you are on the verge of giving up some of your New Year resolutions, here are some steps you can take to hopefully salvage them.
Organizing our home has helped us reach financial goals and harmony. We weren’t always organized though!
Here’s how we started…
For many of us, our morning routine consists of getting out of bed a little late, rushing through our morning activities, and then commuting to work while still in a haze of sleep. This isn’t conducive to getting our brains working in the morning, but author Annie Murphy Paul suggests slowing down our morning routine to help boot your brain and problem solve.
Even as I am dizzied by my own super-human levels of productivity, I’ve started to feel that I am surviving more than thriving. At the gym yesterday, as I dutifully clocked up my treadmill miles, I couldn’t help noticing that a large part of my life now closely resembles that of a plucky little hamster, sprinting gamely on its wheel. Last week, I spent my Thursday afternoon at the bedside of a patient who was dying. I met this man in the last months of his life, when he was suffering from end stage Alzheimer’s disease. He wasn’t the man he once was. Although he could no longer express himself, he communicated so much to me about who he was that truly inspired me.
How do you keep it all together? Share your tips in the comments.
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