Posts in category "organization"

Achieving a Balanced Life: Equal Likes for Broccoli

Achieving a Balanced Life: Equal Likes for Broccoli
There was a small victory in my house last week. You may think it very small in the fabric of family life. But it caused me to stand up and cheer. And to feel that life balance is achievable, like adding the right seasoning in a main dish, or leaning just so, on one leg,... Read more »

Life is Not Black and White, Like Burchell's Zebra

Life is Not Black and White, Like Burchell's Zebra
One of the new style trends for spring is black and white. It’s classic. And I love it. My black and white calendar? Not so much. My black and white attitude about caregiving (for everyone?) No way. Misplacing my carefully crafted schedule a few days ago made me crazy. I couldn’t remember what to do.... Read more »

Stuff Happens....

Stuff Happens....
There is a lot of STUFF involved in parenting 3 teenage boys. A lot of it is food. Around $1,000 a month of food, at least. Then there are the paper products. There can never be enough tissues for winter. Or paper towels for spills. I do a lot of STUFF for my sons, husband,... Read more »
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    I’m a freelance writer married to thrill-seeking husband, Jim, and mom to fantastic teenage sons: Austin, (18) Trevor, (16) and volunteer foster son, Chris (18). I am also a proud caregiver for my parents, Bob, a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, 87, and Jean, his wife, 85. In between the shuttling and the shuffling of senior boys and senior parents, you can find me sitting still, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea while pondering the next thing to do.

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