Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Organization, time management

How to Reduce the Sense of Overwhelm in Parenting and Feel Less Rushed for Time.

By honouring your natural approach to time management, you'll be less stressed and feel less overwhelmed.

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Book Club, Essays, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Organization, time management, Working Mom

How to Manage Your Time as a Working Mom – What My iCal Looks Like

Hello everyone!  At work this week I've been running a ton of presentations and doing a heck of a lot of coaching around time management, now that we are in the exciting month of September. For many, this month marks a shift into a different pace and rhythm, especially those of you parents who have… Continue reading How to Manage Your Time as a Working Mom – What My iCal Looks Like

Happiness, Organization, Personal Development, time management, Working Mom

The Passion Planner is one of the Greatest Time Management Products I’ve Seen for Busy Moms.

The other day, a student in my office introduced me to the Passion Planner.  She seemed surprised that I did not know what it was (luckily my students keep me up to date with the times!)   I AM SURPRISED I did not know about it! The moment she pulled a beautifully inscribed journal out… Continue reading The Passion Planner is one of the Greatest Time Management Products I’ve Seen for Busy Moms.

Happiness, Organization, Productivity

Babies are the Best Thing To Happen To Your Time and Daily Schedule.

  Most of us have been unwilling (and unconscious) participants in a popular dialogue.  "I'm a mom!  I don't have time!"  We just buy into it and assume its the truth, right?   And then we get to the newborn stage and think my life will never be the same again.  It's like deer in headlights… Continue reading Babies are the Best Thing To Happen To Your Time and Daily Schedule.

Organization, The Projects, Uncategorized

The Basic Gear You Will Need for Your Baby (A Somewhat Minimalist and Gender Neutral List)

This blog post came about as a side-project. After I read "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, I went to town on everything we own in our house including everything I had accumulated over a year with a baby. When our 2nd baby came along, I had been able to pare down… Continue reading The Basic Gear You Will Need for Your Baby (A Somewhat Minimalist and Gender Neutral List)

Building a Business, Learning, Organization, Productivity

Building a Business on Maternity Leave: Know When to Stop Learning and Start Taking Action.

Why Read This:  If you struggle trying to find the balance between learning, reading, taking courses - and taking action - this post will help you focus & clarify. This is part of my series on building a business while on Maternity Leave. Reading Time:  3 min The Internet in 2016 is VERY exciting.  It… Continue reading Building a Business on Maternity Leave: Know When to Stop Learning and Start Taking Action.

Book Club, Happiness, Organization, Productivity, The Projects

What I Learnt from Laura Vanderkam’s Book I Know How She Does It – And How I Became more Productive on Maternity Leave

What You'll Learn:  Some of the best things I learnt from the book I Know How She Does It by Laura Vanderkam - and how I applied it to maternity leave. Reading time:  5 minutes This is part of the Great Maternity Leave book club series, where I share some of the most influential books that… Continue reading What I Learnt from Laura Vanderkam’s Book I Know How She Does It – And How I Became more Productive on Maternity Leave

Book Club, Happiness, Life Hacks, Nutrition, Organization, Productivity, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects:  Never Forget to Take Vitamins – Using Charles Duhigg’s Book The Power of Habit

Yes ,this one is straight from the original GML Project list in my lovely little journal, which I have kept to this day.  It was one of the first tasks I undertook and it really has a soft spot in my heart. In order to accomplish this, I had to buckle down and study the science… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects:  Never Forget to Take Vitamins – Using Charles Duhigg’s Book The Power of Habit

Happiness, Life Hacks, Organization, Productivity, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Hack your Wardrobe

Why Read this Article:    I take two staple clothing items and show you how to create a stylish look + capsule wardrobe from them that WORKS on maternity leave.  I also address the obstacles that sometimes prevent us from dressing up - and how to deal with those obstacles. Reading Time:  Less than 5… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Hack your Wardrobe