21 Summer Time Management Hacks for MomMes and Kids

Make a summer to do list with your kids to get an idea of the things your kids want to do this summer. Pick a time to plan out your week every week. Consistent is my word for this year and if you start a planning habit and revisit your plans consistently you can makeContinue reading “21 Summer Time Management Hacks for MomMes and Kids”

How sleep changes as you age

At some points I swear I’m supposed to be living in a place like Australia because my nights and days are so mixed up from my sleep pattern. For more than a few years I’ve slept about 2 hours at a time before waking to check the time or take the dog out or getContinue reading “How sleep changes as you age”

Where does confidence come from?

Confidence is a positive belief that in the future one can generally accomplish what one wishes to do. Where does the feeling come from? Lately my kids have been going through changes in life and their confidence in certain areas of life surges and then shrinks. It’s something I wish I could fix for them…Continue reading “Where does confidence come from?”

Horribly behaved…

Sportsmanship and what makes a good coach a good coach have been topics that has come up a lot in our family recently. With my son playing Babe Ruth baseball and competitive football and my daughter playing travel softball we have really had a lot of good opportunities to talk about sportsmanship. The winning andContinue reading “Horribly behaved…”

Summer Reading List For MomMe

In keeping with the categories of the blog posts I’m sharing on this site here are a few books to help you stay entertained and informed over the summer. Education The Dyslexic Advantage by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide One Room School House by Sal Khan Entertainment Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman BigContinue reading “Summer Reading List For MomMe”

Systems malfunction

Running is now into my daily life system some days are better than others but the miles I’ve gained so far this week mean I’ll pas 1,000 career miles by next week! If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system. Last year in September I read theContinue reading “Systems malfunction”

Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)

Last year on June 3rd I wrote about Global Running Day and minimalistic running shoes… This year it came a day early and I took advantage of it by running 2 miles on my way to 100 this summer! Read last year’s article: Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day As the milesContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day (Again)”

But without struggling…

Today on my list of things to write about it says I should share what people can most likely find you doing when you’re not at work. Motherhood doesn’t end and since I’m temporarily unemployed until the next school year, really I’m struggling right now to beat back the demons of wanting to sleep allContinue reading “But without struggling…”

Against The Grain

Spanking, or rather paddling, in schools recently made headlines when a Florida student was paddled by a principal and it was caught by an outside party to the incident. As a child of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, I’m not at all unfamiliar with this concept although I’ve never experienced it myself. When I wentContinue reading “Against The Grain”