Tag: balance

Ninja Mom Skills

After four kids, taking care of my parents, and all the rest, I’ve developed some serious ninja mom skills.  They enable me to survive the insanity that is having multiple kids in different places, and activities.  These tricks and tips have ensured that I have skated by motherhood only semi-scathed and mostly unscarred.  Use some…
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Be Very Aware of Your Time

It is excruciatingly easy to fritter away hours, days, weeks, and months of your life, if you don’t have plans, and don’t track what you’ve been doing.  Being mindful of how you are spending your time is extremely important, and crucial to your success.  Why do I say that?  Because when you are not aware…
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Take Time To Enjoy the Snow

      I’m pretty sure that by now, most people have heard that the south is snowed in, and have been having a field day with the cars stuck on the roads, and the pictures that went viral on the internet.  I posted one of them above.  The roads are a mess, and let’s…
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Head Spinning and Speaking in Tongues. Fluently.

  Sometimes as a parent, I find myself with my head spinning and speaking in tongues.  I really do wonder if I have the right to be so frustrated and annoyed by some of the things that my children do.  Particularly the older children.  You know, things like half do a chore, and then move…
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Let Go

  “We must let go of the lives we have planned for ourselves so as to have the life that is planned for us”. Truthfully, no matter how much you plan, things don’t always work out according to plan.  Layoffs happen.  People get sick.  People sometimes die.  Sometimes it’s best to let go, and pick…
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