Photography credit: Abbie Smith Photography So we've just entered our fourth week postpartum at my house. Harvey is waking up more and more and we're loving getting to know him better! That being said, his needs have increased with his increased awake time. He needs more attention, but isn't on any schedule. He also doesn't … Continue reading How to Survive Your First Month Postpartum
We all say "Yes" to people, commitments, projects and organizations at times when we really should say "No". We might feel guilt or fear--rationalizing our "yes" with thoughts of, "Oh, this person has 'x' going on and I don't, so I should be able to help them" or "I don't want to appear weak within this organization by not being available … Continue reading How to Say “No”
Before we take a wee break for the holidays, we wanted to share the logic behind our favorite question (arguably three questions), which, conveniently, is especially helpful around said holidays. Interestingly, a reader addressed today’s topic in response to our last post and provided a perfect illustration. Lee started a series on “dressing like an … Continue reading The Question to Ask Yourself Before and After the Holidays
All my best mornings share a singular commonality: they began at least an hour before my children’s. All you night owls hear me out, because I am oh so one of you. You can do this and you will like it. Lee and I call this the pre-dawn power hour. What time this magical hour … Continue reading The Pre-dawn Power Hour
Lemme just tell you a secret: when I come across, "The ONLY _______ You Need is..." or "The BEST Way to _________ is..." on Pinterest, I roll my eyes hard. Sure, these solutions and products might work for some, but there is certainly no guarantee that they're the "only" or "best" solutions for ME. Hence one reason for … Continue reading TASK 1: Discover YOUR needs.