work-life balance Archive

One Door Opens

Redefining My Identity

  When one door closes, another door opens.  How many times have you heard that saying? Usually it sounds cliche and trite. It’s what people tell their friends after they’ve lost a job or someone been dumped by the love of their …
Tiny Prints Erin Condren Planner Review

Tiny Prints Erin Condren Planner Review

Every year about this time, I resume my quest for the perfect planner. I thought I found it already, but as my requirements for a planner changes, so does the perfect-for-me calendar. I’ve been oogling the Erin Condren planners from Tiny Prints …
One Tired Work At Home Mom

One Tired Work At Home Mom

I was spoiled earlier this summer when the kids stayed at my parents and my mother-in-law. I was able to work during the daylight hours and hang out with my husband at night. Or even, read a book in one sitting. That’s …
BlogHer, Here I Come! #BlogHer13

BlogHer, Here I Come! #BlogHer13

That’s the my new rug in my office. I gave it a makeover. Photos soon. It’s funny how the universe works. In a couple of days I head to Chicago for BlogHer. It’s my first time spending time in  Chicago itself, instead …