Don’t Sit for Meditation

Don’t Sit for Meditation

I have a client who insisted that meditation was not for her. That meditation didn’t work for her even though she had tried all different modalities. I did not argue with her because I have my own tenuous relationship with meditation. Yet, after listening for a bit, I realized that she was speaking of sitting […]

Too Much Screen Time This Summer?

A client shared a great idea for limiting screen time for her 3 boys this summer without being on constant patrol. Here’s what she came up with: Create a list of all the activities you want your kid to complete each day before they can get on the device/ screen. Fill the list with enjoyable […]

How Evernote Kept Me Sane: Summer Vacations

My family and I are in the midst of planning our summer trips. On the calendar: 2 big road trips into the Western states of the US. I am super excited! We are camping in 3 different state or national parks, staying in at least 5 different towns/ cities in-between. It is hard to keep […]

Too Many Weeds in My Garden

All throughout the winter months, I watched the weeds get out of control and take over my front yard. Both my kids and I were sick a lot this winter so preventing my front yard from becoming a jungle was not possible. Once spring was here and we were all healthy again, I became overwhelmed […]

Is Life Speeding Up?

My life has sped up lately. It is amazing how fast I go. I feel that weekdays are a blur of work and school and kids activities. Weekends are only a bit slower. Moments I want to cherish are slipping by every day. So what am I going to do about this? I do not […]

Personal growth is a nightmare for others

During the Beyond Motherhood quarterly call last week we talked about setting boundaries from the heart. One challenge that a participant brought up was the frustration from other people once she began saying no to things. What amazed me, was how she knew in her gut that she had to stop being the “yes” person […]

Play more

Play more

I have been thinking a lot about how to integrate more play and fun into my life.  And not just a night out with my husband or drinks with friends.  But how to make most activities I do in I came up with a few different ways to make life more fun. and I wanted […]

Summer sanity with kids

Summer sanity with kids

Summer is fast approaching and both my clients and I are trying to figure out how to make the summer a fun, easy and overall enjoyable time for our families. Does that seem like a tall order? So yes, it is a pretty tall order, but still doable. For me, I need to balance the […]

How Evernote Kept Me Sane : A Clean Car

How Evernote Kept Me Sane : A Clean Car

I was so bummed that the phone number for the man who cleans my car at my house didn’t work any more. I couldn’t reach him and the kid-shuttle (aka the minivan) was DISGUSTING!! Then I remembered that his business card was saved inside Evernote and there might be another way to contact him. Lo […]

How to Visually Keep Your Priorities in Check

How to Visually Keep Your Priorities in Check

Between baseball this season, soccer next season and my daughter’s passion for circus arts I have so many places to be, (and on time too). I have always used a calendar because my brain couldn’t remember when I was having lunch with Aunt Cile or heading on that trip with friends.  But now that I […]