The lazy days of summer are yielding to the frantic days of autumn, barreling towards the holidays, and with it a new year, if not in sight, just around the corner. It’s easy to fly too high, do too much, and crash and burn. Read Whole Story
We won’t sugarcoat it: Mornings are hard. Between making coffee, applying makeup and remembering to pack a lunch, there’s a lot going on. But what if we told you that a slight rejiggering of your routine could transform those first few hours? Read on for seven simple shortcuts.
The key to making great food, keeping your family healthy and enjoying yourself in the kitchen is by getting some key cooking skills down. Why not try some of my 12 key skills to start. Practice makes perfect! Read Whole Story
Everyone is in a hurry — overbooked, overworked, and generally overwhelmed. With life churning forward at a pace that makes the “rat race” of the ’50s feel like a Sunday picnic, is it any wonder we’re hungry for new ways to work faster and more efficiently? Read Whole Story
It’s a mere few weeks into the school year and I’m already dreading lunch. What’s more stressful is a tossup: the caffeine-enhanced frenzy of packing lunches at the crack of dawn or the frustration of opening my daughter’s lunchbox at the end of a long school day to find it completely untouched. Read Whole Story
In a perfect world, everyone would work at maximum efficiency every day, with no red tape to cut through or communication snags stunting progress. Unfortunately, thanks to the human capacity for mistakes as well as the imperfect reality of most business environments, getting bogged down is almost inevitable. Read Whole Story
In the final days of the election, it’s easy to forget that Americans unite around some very common themes. Michelle Obama and Ann Romney, given the positive media response to their speeches, hit at the heart of one of America’s most important ‘jobs,’ namely raising children.
If you feel you’d like to take more time to tend to your spirit but don’t know where and how to find the time, here are some ideas for how to find more time in your day to enjoy your day. Read Whole Story
My life may seem glamorous with its endless routine of carpools, play dates, and half-asleep coffee breaks at the neighborhood latte joint, but to be able to maintain an outward appearance of order I have developed a few shortcuts. Read Whole Story