Reducing distractions one blinking light, beep and notification at a time

I love technology.  I always have and I make no apologies for it.  I embrace it and try to utilize it in a way that makes me more productive. (Google Tasks and Google Calendar are a lifesaver. You have no idea.) But there are times when technology takes over and my phone  becomes an additional [...]

Did you know the maid left us?

She did...back in September.  She left for another gig and in her place, we got a part-time less adequate woman.  This less adequate woman isn't available to clean as often, and consequently, the house isn't as clean as it was before I went back to school.  The old maid reappears occasionally, but often times she [...]

Getting nervous

I have been really excited about going back to school, but this morning, faced with less than 10 days til "go-time" for my boys and me, I have started to feel anxious about the whole thing.  I know, realistically, that I will be fine.  My house will not ALWAYS look like utter disaster has struck, [...]