Knitting is an amazing hobby that I found my way back to right before I had Emma, and since that time I have been knitting pretty regularly. Well, until this past year! One of my goals for the year was to create two pieces each month, one was supposed to be a knit item, and the other could be anything from coloring in a coloring book to writing (which I do a lot of, this is a blog after … [Read more...] about Back to Knitting and Reading
This week I have spent a lot of time talking about saying no and saying yes. I even took my own advice and made some time for knitting and reading this week, which was definitely much needed, and was incredibly rewarding. In the background though, it has been an incredibly full week. Between play dates and work obligations, to the homeschool co-op, field trips, and purchasing a … [Read more...] about 31 Days – taking a break when you need it
It seems like such an easy thing, saying no. However, I think that saying no is probably one of the hardest things to say today. There is always someone that needs help, help baking for an activity at your child’s school, a party to go to, a committee that needs more members; but when you are saying yes to these activities, you have to say no to something. What is that something? I … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Saying No
I think that today is a great day to take and try to get a handle on all the different activities I have been talking about over the past 9 days. In the first week I challenged you to take an inventory of your week, and how you were spending your time. How did that go? Were you able to see some correlation between activities that may not be needed and time available for … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Where are you in Your Journey?
Several years ago I hit a wall. I had been going going going with no break for me at all. I was putting everyone else first – I’m a mom, I think that goes with the territory a lot of the time. I couldn’t seem to get a break. I would try to take some time for myself during nap time, but with two littles who were trying to be on opposite schedules, that didn’t work. I would … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Morning Routines