Read more about the article Tips for Hosting a Peaceful Thanksgiving Dinner
Image by maurafay from Pixabay

Tips for Hosting a Peaceful Thanksgiving Dinner

The following post is from Bernice Wood of Living the Balanced Life: While many are talking of Christmas already, I want to share some tips and ideas for my 2nd favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. I want to help you be productive when it comes to planning for this holiday (and any others to come). Remember though,…

Continue ReadingTips for Hosting a Peaceful Thanksgiving Dinner
Read more about the article Productive Procrastination and Getting More Done
Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Un

Productive Procrastination and Getting More Done

The last 6 months have been very busy for me. Without going into too much detail, I've basically been blogging, writing and doing web development and project management work – side hustles, if you will, to use Frugal Dad's term – while still working as a transcriptionist and taking care of my girls and home…

Continue ReadingProductive Procrastination and Getting More Done

How To Carry On Studying When You’re A Busy Mom

When you’re a busy Mom, the idea of studying can be a daunting one. After all, you have so many things to do and think about, that you may believe that you’ll never have the time to fit it all in. How are you supposed to find the balance between your kids, your home life,…

Continue ReadingHow To Carry On Studying When You’re A Busy Mom

Why I’ve fallen hard for creative bullet journaling

  In 2015, I began bullet journaling. I didn't use my BuJo for daily or weekly plans, but I kept all of my vision- & goal-setting exercises, Bible study notes, and quotes to remember in one well-loved journal with an index for easy reference. That year I also fell in love with doodling and hand-lettering,…

Continue ReadingWhy I’ve fallen hard for creative bullet journaling

Sometimes there’s just NOT enough time

Do you ever feel like there's just not enough time for everything you want to do? The projects and ideas for your business. The subjects you'd like to teach or the ways you want to inspire your children. One-on-one time with each of your kids...not to mention your husband! Caring for your health and your…

Continue ReadingSometimes there’s just NOT enough time

The procrastinator {ouch!}

I recently downloaded the StayFocusd app for Chrome, and this paragraph (which is a challenge exercise before you can change any of your settings) rings painfully true: The procrastinator is often remarkably optimistic about his ability to complete a task on a tight deadline; this is usually accompanied by expressions of reassurance that everything is…

Continue ReadingThe procrastinator {ouch!}

Focus on a few things you can actually make happen

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: If you were to hop into my brain at any given moment a year ago – especially right before bed! – when I was about to become a mom, you would have been bombarded by a swirling sea of ideas. I had craft projects…

Continue ReadingFocus on a few things you can actually make happen

When productivity tools get in the way of actual productivity

I recently got a new iPhone. As I was choosing apps to download, I realized I've gotten to the place where I really just want the basics -- social media, email, weather and driving directions, etc. I'm a sucker for new technology, cool apps and fancy systems. I like to try them just to see…

Continue ReadingWhen productivity tools get in the way of actual productivity