Parenting

Kids and Checklists

I think I'm an okay mom. In the spirit of not being too self-critical, I really think I do okay. My kids are fed (generally healthy foods). My kids do chores (there's the occasional protest in the form of kicking and screaming, but hey, life lessons, right?). My kids have regular learning time (but I'm… Continue reading Kids and Checklists

Adulting, LDS, Printables, Uncategorized

How Firm a Foundation: My Goals for 2018

I don't know about you, but I get REALLY excited for New Year's Resolutions. I guess it has to do with being a perfectionist or something? Overachiever? I am a complete failure at being an overachiever, by the way, but I constantly have to feel like I'm making PROGRESS somehow, and without goals I really… Continue reading How Firm a Foundation: My Goals for 2018

Adulting, Parenting

How I Accidentally Prioritize Silly Things (and How I’m Going to Change That)

What are your priorities? Top of your head. Whatever comes to you. You'll probably think your kids. Your husband. Keeping the house clean. Normal life stuff. That's what I think of. It sort of feels like we have this obvious set of answers we fall back on. The things that should be our priorities, so… Continue reading How I Accidentally Prioritize Silly Things (and How I’m Going to Change That)