Time Management

Oct
18
2013

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I’ve been taught the Fruits of the Spirit most of my life. I learned as a child that they aren’t like coconuts, they are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. I can list them and name them and pray about them, but in my Bible study this week, I was challenged that these “fruits” are way more than just words.

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Chores: How young it too young?

July 19, 2013

Parents establish cleanliness habits from a young age. We teach our kids to take a bath, wash their hair, brush their teeth, and how to take care of their toileting needs because we know that establishing these habits young will make them routine as they grow older. Chores, however, are not as cut-and-dry. At what […]

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Massage Wisdom (Part 2 of 2)

July 12, 2013

On Tuesday I shared the wisdom given to me by an amazing masseuse. Based on his insight and my personal experience, I’ve been brainstorming what we, as women, can do to help ourselves move forward from our stress spiral. What I have put together is a rather simple idea, and I’d love your feedback. Tweet

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Massage Wisdom (Part 1 of 2)

July 9, 2013

Tuesday night I treated myself to a much-needed massage. Between three kids, a full-time writing career, normal household necessities, and a husband who is prepping for another week awake… my stress level frequently gets out of control just like everyone else’s. What I received from this masseuse was way beyond tension release. Thirteen years of […]

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Time Management for Dummies: Oh Crap! Stash

June 4, 2013
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“Mom! I’ve gotta have X tomorrow. Did I tell you that?” Hearing those words at 10:00 PM is frustrating. Whether it is a jump rope, a box of crayons, a folder, or a gift; I have totally been there. The truth is that when you have kids, some of those last-minute requests are inevitable. While […]

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Time management for dummies: How Google saved my sanity

May 28, 2013
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Drowning in a sea of events, must-dos, and a traveling spouse, Google tossed me a life preserver and pulled me to shore. I believe that the invention of Google calendar is one of the essential elements of maintaining sanity in my household. Allow me to explain. Tweet

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Time management for dummies: Errands and family to-dos

May 21, 2013
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Toilet paper. Milk. Laundry detergent. Bread. Dry cleaning. Bank deposit. Every week the to-dos and errands seem to grow. In this installment of Time Management for Dummies, I’ll look at how I schedule my week to account for time spent on errands and family to-dos. The next two parts in the series will focus on […]

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