Tag: balance

Calm Those Christmas Crazies

Has your countdown to Christmas begun? When you’re making your list and checking it twice, did you add some time for yourself? I’m definitely in list-mode, so here are five things you can do for yourself to help calm the Christmas crazies. Clean your house. If your home is about to explode with Santa figurines …

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5 smart things to do to save time and money this Christmas (you can do these from your phone!)

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Clear space on your calendar. Life is busy enough with sports practice, work schedules and school projects. Now you’re supposed to fit in ice skating, shopping, parties, performances all with Christmas cheer?? So make the time NOW while your calendar is still free. For me, this is Sunday afternoons. My family might be chilling watching …

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Black Friday Season

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If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Black Friday is becoming a season, building in the weeks before Thanksgiving. This means being on your game watching for sales now. Here are some helpful tips to the make the most of it. Inventory what you need. I use the term need loosely. But honestly, so much …

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Another Season of Busy

Anyone else feeling the crazies set in of school and after-school activities beginning? Oh sure. I could be a sane mother who lets their kid participate in just one activity at a time. But oh no, I said yes to four dance classes and soccer for both kids. My neighbor is letting her son play …

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A Reminder About What Balance Looks Like

It drives me crazy that no matter how hard I try to balance my busy, writing always gets the shaft. And yet if I had “free time” I would write all day, every day, with a smile on my face. No blogs were completed this week (though they have been started!), but all for a …

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