Archive for March 2017

I don't procrastinate except for these three things

I don't procrastinate except for these three things
I don’t procrastinate as I now realize, practice and teach my kids one of my favorite quotes. “Worrying today does not take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.” There is less stress in my life when I get the job, act or responsibility done.  Then I’m satisfied, productive and lighter without it looming... Read more »

What I'm watching: Big Little Lies

What I'm watching: Big Little Lies
Yes, I’ve been watching a lot of television lately.  I’m comfortable and happy in our new home and really all right with this low-key suburban lifestyle. As a writer, it is interesting for me to watch an entire series back to back to notice references, smart thinking and keeps me wondering what happens next.  Remember when... Read more »

Save paper with the Wipenote reusable notebook

Save paper with the Wipenote reusable notebook
My daughter loves art and I am very supportive of her creativity, except the fact that she wastes so much paper!  There are pieces of post-its, notecards, construction, computer and scraps of paper with doodles, notes, games and drawings everywhere.  By this point, my girl is pretty used to me recycling the majority of it.... Read more »
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Missing Richard Simmons podcast is fascinating

Missing Richard Simmons podcast is fascinating
You remember Richard Simmons the exercise guru from the 80s?  Friend and filmmaker Dan Taberski is truly worried about his teacher after he didn’t show up for his weekly class in February of 2014 and has created this fascinating podcast in hopes of finding where he is. Taberski interviews many people, including his housekeeper and massage therapist,... Read more »

Let your kids decide what's for dinner

Let your kids decide what's for dinner
A friend recently gave me the best tip when I complained to her about the daily struggle to figure out what’s for dinner. She told me to create a private Pinterest page for each child under my account.  Then they can go on Pinterest and pin the recipes that they want to eat. I then request they... Read more »