This week in my planning mastermind group, we're talking about marriage meetings. Marriage meetings are something I started getting serious about this year in order to "communicate on purpose" with my spouse. It helps us talk over the good and the bad as well as get on the same page with goals, finances and schedules. … Continue reading Undercommunicating
And that reality is harsh. I see many women lacking the self worth to set proper boundaries. They are showing their family love by doing everything for them. But they aren't showing themselves any love. While that seems saintly and selfless, it ends up giving society women who are unhappy, stressed, anxious, tired, sick, mean, in need of rehab or wanting a divorce. No, really. Boundaries are a tough part of adulting, especially since we've probably jacked them up to begin with. But we can change and so can they.
Picky eaters can definitely be CAUSED by us parents and fortunately, they can also be REMEDIED by us parents.
I don’t iron y’all. My best effort is trying to remove things promptly from the dryer. Chris was planning to do this when he gets home. But tomorrow is a big day for him work-wise. And he’ll be gone 5-9 at least. He probably won’t sleep tonight. So, I thought, self, how could you help … Continue reading We’re on each other’s team
Somewhere along the road, I apparently adopted the idea that being a married, adult woman with three kids meant I wasn't allowed to do things I like to do. I know that sounds crazy and younger me needed therapy. But I bent my will so hard for everyone else, I rarely did just what I wanted to do in my late 20s and earlier 30s.
Hopefully you've already got your Father's Day gifts together! Whether you do or you don't, I've got one for you. It's Cheap. Fast. Awesome. You'll need letters that spell DAD. They can be homemade or store bought. You will need a frame. You'll need kids. Have each kid hold a letter and take their photo. … Continue reading Cheap & fast & awesome Father’s Day gift!
Dr. Leman wrote the Birth Order Book based on his research and experience. You can check it out at the library or grab it at Amazon.The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are Or, you know, you can check out his website drleman.com. I think it's so fun and interesting, I really geek … Continue reading Birth order, real or not?
The brain dump allows you to have some peace & increases your chances of success. A game changer in my house is reflecting & planning WITH my husband. It's called a marriage meeting.
If you haven't heard about self-care lately, then you've been living under a rock. And unless that rock is a heated stone for your massage, you're doing it wrong. Self-care is a trendy term and concept these days but it's a really simple concept: take care of yourself. Taking care of yourself, especially for women, … Continue reading The Responsibility of Self-Care
Why do we feel we only deserve one day to feel refreshed and full-hearted?