Good time management means sometimes ditching the to-do list

  This is a post I wrote in 2011. I have better time management skills now and it has a lot to do with having realistic expectations of what I can do at any given time. It was a great lesson and obviously one that I’ve since been able to learn. ****************** I thought I’d learnt this…

Be a peaceful parent, stop looking for stuff around the house.

Originally published as a podcast for The Journey. It’s a great Christian show with input on Scripture, healthy marriages, parenting, stuff for young people, inspiring bits, fun bits, and thought-provoking bits. I’m honoured to be involved. Check it out!   The other night, after our children’s bedtime, I kept finding cupboard doors open. I went looking for the culprit and…

Decluttering tips – with photos!

The Internet probably doesn’t need more of this sort of thing, but I wrote about my decluttering frenzy a couple of weeks ago and it just felt good to get rid of about three car boot-fulls of stuff that I must remember to do it again whenever that ‘overwhelmed’ feeling starts creeping back. I just can’t even look…