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Getting Things Done for Moms, Day 4

Getting Things Done for Moms, Day 4

Oh the irony.  The week I’m writing about Getting Things Done for moms is the week I have 2 sick babies and can hardly get anything done. When my girls are sick, their separation anxiety is through the roof.  Most hours of the day I have at least one baby clinging to me. It’s nap … Continue reading

Getting Things Done for Moms, Day 3

Getting Things Done for Moms, Day 3

I want to rule my stuff and not let my stuff rule me. I have 2 sick babies this week, and boy is it tough to manage my marriage, home, and family because my sweet girls take priority over all (except you Hubbie). In this series, I’m implementing David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art … Continue reading

Getting Things Done for Moms, Day 2

Getting Things Done for Moms, Day 2

Dealing with kids, household, pets, and most importantly spending quality time numero uno husband can be a challenge. How can we get it all done? In this series, I’m implementing David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity (GTD) method to my new mommy-life. This system was my lifesaver in my corporate life, … Continue reading

Getting Things Done for a New Mom, Day 1

Getting Things Done for a New Mom, Day 1

Real life is this.  You have 2 screeming babies on each hip.  Laundry needs to be washed, folded, put up. Doctor’s visit needs to be scheduled. The dog needs to be fed.  Poor dog, he’s always forgotten now that 2 babies have moved in. How can you possibly get anything done when our little loved … Continue reading

Getting Things Done for a New Mom

Getting Things Done for a New Mom

Ahhh, it’s refreshing to wakeup in the morning to the smell of sizzling eggs on the stove in a clean kitchen. Dishes are put up. Foors are spotless. The air is crisp. Starting your day with a clean house is refreshing but an insurmmountable goal with 2 little ones crawling around. Before kids, I strained … Continue reading

Ava is Thirsty

Ava is Thirsty

Our girls love water as much as otters do. Here’s a clip of the girls watching their dad clean the windows. Ava decides she’d like to have a taste. Cheers.

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Kaitlyn and Ava have discovered that they can reach the piano keys.  So whenever their daddy is writing his blog, they gravitate towards the room and eventually find their way to the piano. Kaitlyn is usually the first to make it the piano. Ava giggles as she hits the keys. Chris takes a break from … Continue reading

The Frugal Parent, No Cable = No Football

The Frugal Parent, No Cable = No Football

Conundrum: How do we watch football when we cut cable to save cash as new parents? Our Answer: We’ll just stick to the games on public TV. Our Reality: Saturday, Chris and I sat on the couch to watch the publicly broadcasted Kentucky-Florida game.  I’d rather be watching Ole Miss, and Chris would rather be … Continue reading