Babysitters | One Busy Mom's Thoughts On...

Am I crazy??? How I trained a babysitter to replace me.

May 30, 2017

If you have small kids and you hire a babysitter (which you should, you need breaks and so do I), you could consider training your sitter to replace you well. They should be trained to impart your values and maximize your systems. Seriously, if your home is a well-oiled machine, someone else can literally step right […]

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For turning a bad day around…

May 25, 2017

I have bad days, just like you. So, I thought it would be a good idea to have a plan for when (not if but when!). Depending on how rough, I have 3 ideas for turning the day around. I start with the most basic and work up… 1. Pep-talk. Some bad days aren’t bad days, they’re […]

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Homeschooling

For anyone terrified of homeschooling (like I was)…

May 23, 2017

Fear is a liar. And, for me homeschooling fear wasn’t any different than regular fear. It was just that: fear. Have you ever been afraid of something? Take: the first time I went to grocery store with all four kids or first time flying with all four kids or first time swimming with all four kids. […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

What if it’s only impossible because you’ve never done it before?

May 23, 2017

The minute you ask how to keep your house clean on Facebook… -“It’s not possible.” (Says your high school best friend’s cousin.)

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

I promise, I’m not a controlling person!

May 22, 2017

In order for you to have a home that’s working while avoiding becoming a controlling person, you need to define the difference between a goal and a desire.

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When your friend dies and you promise you’ll say yes to things…

May 3, 2017

When you have a revelation that life is short, you don’t have a choice but to elevate the value of life. Minutes matter. One more minute matters.   You know what doesn’t matter? Success and failure. You know what did matter? Contribution. Who did I love? What did I actually do? What was my contribution […]

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