If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system.

I just finished Atomic Habits by James Clear..💡If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system.💡.It was a great read about the little habits in our lives and to tweak my system I’m going to ask the big bad Facebook to fill up my book shelf. I’m onContinue reading “If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system.”

Thoughts on Make Over your Morning Routines

Today while I was working on my morning writing I took a moment to listen to a podcast from 3 in 30 Podcast. It was titled “Make Over your Morning Routines” and talked about the little things that can get you started on having a good day. The surprising thing they suggested is starting theContinue reading “Thoughts on Make Over your Morning Routines”

(Attention: Parents of school aged kids) Don’t write off homework until you read this

The great debate over homework has been going on for decades. As a member of a family of educators from college level professors to elementary school teachers you may be surprised about my opinion on homework. Even with my educational friendly background I’m not a stranger to recognizing excessive amounts of homework. Out of allContinue reading “(Attention: Parents of school aged kids) Don’t write off homework until you read this”

How a to do list saved my sanity

In a mere three weeks of consistently using a to do list app my feeling over overwhelm has lessened significantly and my self esteem has risen exponentially. Since my success both physically and mentally has been so measurable using just a simple app I knew that I needed to share this secret with other momsContinue reading “How a to do list saved my sanity”

Technology usage for children

Since many schools are starting up this year doing distance learning that relies heavily on technology I thought I’d take a little bit of time to speak on the subject.  WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY? Considering that every modern gadget we use could be considered technology, let’s focus on just a few things that kids might beContinue reading “Technology usage for children”

Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day

As the miles roll by in my renewed running journey I started to look at new shoes and thought, why do people choose minimalistic shoes vs other styles to run in? From the eyes of a novice runner, it seems like the type of running you’re going to be doing (track running, street running orContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate Minimalistic Running Shoes on Global Running Day”

Opening Day

Little League Baseball is not as closely related to softball as one might think. While both are played with bats and balls, the comparison stops there. While I know there will be more discoveries in the coming weeks, this 4 season veteran softball mom is already finding big differences in the sports lets start withContinue reading “Opening Day”

Thoughts on kindness featuring topics from The Purpose Show Podcast

As an elementary school volunteer and the mother of two under ten, the subject of kindness come up a lot. It surfaces both in the classroom and at home and while each situation may differ, it is something we definitely need to take a closer look at in this day and age of bullying, onlineContinue reading “Thoughts on kindness featuring topics from The Purpose Show Podcast”

Life Changing Cleaning Tips For Every MomMe

It’s the biggest not-so-secret things about me: I hate to clean. It’s not even the cleaning itself. I can clean a toilet with the best of them. It’s more the fact that as a wife you are suddenly in charge of an entire household. Whether it’s just you and your spouse or you your spouseContinue reading “Life Changing Cleaning Tips For Every MomMe”