Obvious question: Are your kids BORED?? (Help is on the way!)

  July 10, 2018 — I know, Master of the Obvious here, but I want you to know that there’s HELP for this problem!  It’s July and summer is already half over (yikes!) and you pretty much want to murder your kids.  They are USELESS, RESTLESS, and way OVERSCREEN-TIMED, wouldn’t you agree?  Why won’t theyContinue reading “Obvious question: Are your kids BORED?? (Help is on the way!)”

Why organizers need to get organized too…

June 5, 2018 – It’s been a little while since I have posted here so I’ll blame May: end of school, graduations, etc. Congratulations to the class of 2018 of which my firstborn was a part!!! So, I often get told: “you don’t even need to exercise!” (referring to the fact that I am naturallyContinue reading “Why organizers need to get organized too…”

Musings on my most recent experience of selling our old bed frame (instead of giving it away)

March 22, 2019 — To sell or not to sell? While donating something doesn’t actually give you that money-in-your-pocket benefit, my recent experience of selling a bed reiterated to me how selling something always costs more in time and mental energy than I really want to spend. I have become an avid and frequent freecyclerContinue reading “Musings on my most recent experience of selling our old bed frame (instead of giving it away)”

Don’t think about EVERYthing you have to do, just think about the NEXT thing you have to do…

March 20, 2018–Wow, March is flying by!  This Friday I’m going out of town for 3 consecutive trips (Cincinnati, OH;  then Victoria, BC;  finally Fort Worth, TX)!!  And let’s say, that’s a stressful proposition as you can imagine.  My lists are daunting.  How am I managing?  I just “put one foot in front of theContinue reading “Don’t think about EVERYthing you have to do, just think about the NEXT thing you have to do…”

When an obsession turns to inspiration!

Feb 10, 2018 –  Greetings, all!  I am constantly amazed at the power that ONE PERSON can have to change something for the better, just by doing something small.  What are some famous examples?The powerful movement of Pay it Forward is the first one that comes to mind.  With the internet and social media, we are seeingContinue reading “When an obsession turns to inspiration!”