How to go About Planning and Time Management When There’s Just. Not. Enough. Time. (Including 5 Tested Planning Tips)

Planning out your day is bound to confront you with the limitations of time. I ran into quite a bit of that confrontation in the past week, and here are some of the things I’ve learned…

Traveling with Children Who’d Rather Stay at Home

We’ve just returned from a week in Germany’s Black Forest region. It was beautiful, but the children didn’t always seem to think so…

Healthy Relationship Practices: What Part of You is Setting Boundaries? (including 6 Steps to Healthy Boundaries)

Our boundaries are personal, and the way we set them often is as well. But there are some general principles that we can use to do so. The way we set our boundaries matters, and the energy behind them has an effect we often overlook.

Is Being Impulsive Really Such a Bad Thing?

Going somewhere on a whim, following your nose wherever it takes you, forging the iron while it is hot… doing something impulsively can be really fun! But what are the drawbacks? And is there a way to keep the good and let go of the bad?

The Pros and Cons of a Staycation – and 7 Tips to Make it a Success

Though we had planned to travel this past week, our plans changed due to medical reasons. We turned our vacation into a staycation, and it was a lot of fun. There were some pros and cons, and some things we learned along the way…

7 Tips for How to Survive Summer Vacation with Kids

Summertime with children can be intense, especially when you’re not working and the rhythm changes completely. Here are some tips for a great summer for both parents of neurotypical and neurodivergent children.

Going From ‘No’ to ‘Yes, if…’

Sometimes things seem impossible, or we are unwilling to do them in the way they are prescribed or the way we imagine them. At those times, it can be useful to see what adaptations you could make to turn your ‘no’ into a ‘yes, if…’

10 Things I Still Haven’t Figured Out After 37 Years

My 37th birthday was a bit of a rough day, and it helped guide the words for this post on things I still find myself facing after working on them for most of my life…