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Organizing beginning school

Organizing beginning school

I wonder how all the great writers came to write what they did? I mean did they have a plan in their head before they got it down on the page… or did they just write? Sometimes I have a plan. And it works well. Sometimes, like today, I just sit down and the words...
Planning using big rocks first

Planning using big rocks first

Ever heard of the phrase “plan the big rocks first”?!? No, nor had I. Photo by Tina Nord from Pexels But apparently it’s a thing. Like a Stephen Covey of how to be productive fame type thing. It’s big in business and management....
Being organized enough to create calm

Being organized enough to create calm

I like to be organized. Don’t you?? But before you click away thinking “another person telling me how to organize everything in my life and giving me yet another list of things to do and to declutter which I won’t be able to keep up with…” hear me out. I have a...
Organizing calm during the holiday period

Organizing calm during the holiday period

Oh the holiday period. It’s so much fun! And so calm. So peaceful. So orderly… I think the only calm thing about Christmas is the baby Jesus! Coz he was asleep! [But seriously how did he sleep through the noise in the stable though?!?] Anyway, I have found that the...
Thankful today

Thankful today

Last month we had a funeral. Of a wonderful, generous, kind and thoughtful man. We will miss him. His wife is one of the most outwardly-focussed, generous people I know. When she spoke to my father that day, she asked him how my mother was (who couldn’t be there) and...
Epic crazy in my life

Epic crazy in my life

Everyone has their own idea of what crazy is in their home. For some it is a few things left out in an otherwise tidy space. For others it is when the kids knock over that large pile of important papers off the couch that I needed to find that bill in so it can get...