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Write It Down

2 Jan
"Super Mom Syndrome"  by Our Kooky Life

“Super Mom Syndrome” by Our Kooky Life

You’re lying in bed and can’t get to sleep for all the to-do’s in your head:

Write it down.

You’re confused about a next move on a project or in your life:

Write it down.

You have something bugging you that you just can’t shake:

Write it down.

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Put Your Toddler to Work

21 Mar
No one has raked leaves this fashionably in the history of raking leaves.

Raking leaves in style.

That’s right, you heard me. Put your toddler to work.

They’re always so bored with their buckets full of fancy toys, right? And they love chores. Why? Because they see you doing them, and they idolize you.

(We don’t have to tell them we don’t like chores. They’ll figure that out on their own … hopefully many many years from now.)

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To-Do List

1 Oct

Month To Do ListSometimes you just need a to-do list for yourself—not for work or class or the kids or the house or the pets or the spouse. Just for you.

Before the holidays descend, I’ve made one for  October. It’s 10 quick and easy things I want to do for myself every day this month. I’m calling it my “10 for Month 10,” and I thought I’d share it, in case any of you want to do it along with me.

If you love crossing off things on lists (who doesn’t?), that can be your reward. If you need more motivation, how about promising yourself something nice for achieving 100% … or 75%? I’m thinking box of chocolates, happy hour with friends, new book, or new hairstyle even?

Note: I tried to make this list customizable by using icons that could be interpreted as needed. Here are the icons I used and what they generally mean. Of course, you could assign them any meaning that would fit your needs.

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30 Days

25 Oct
Photo adapted from "Spring" by Katie Brady, Flickr Creative Commons

Photo adapted from “Spring” by Katie Brady, Flickr Creative Commons

I came upon this great TED talk the other day. The gist is: Think of something you’ve always wanted to do. Then promise yourself 30 days to do it.

“There’s a few things I learned while doing these 30-day challenges. The first was, instead of the months flying by, forgotten, the time was much more memorable.”

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