Are You Busy?

January 1, 2015 by  |  2 Comments

Are You Busy?

As I was planning this post, I looked over loads of quotes and statistics and resources I have gathered over the past couple years to prove my theory that we are “busy” people living in a “busy” society.  Then I thought, “Everyone already knows that.”  I don’t need to tell you how over scheduled, frantic […]

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Setting High Standards For Our Kids

December 31, 2014 by  |  2 Comments

Setting High Standards For Our Kids

My husband takes my daughter to the ice rink for figure skating practice at 6 am and I am there to pick her up when she gets off the ice at 8:30 am. Figure skating is her love. We never have to push her to go to the rink. She wants to go. She loves […]

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My Meal Planning Strategy

January 29, 2014 by  |  No Comments

My Meal Planning Strategy

Does the question “What’s for dinner?” stress you out each day? Come up with a meal planning strategy and take the stress away! Grocery shopping used to be the worst part of my week.  It would take me an hour and a half criss-crossing the store trying to decide what sounded good to eat for […]

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Is Your Online Time Wasted Time?

January 27, 2014 by  |  1 Comment

Is Your Online Time Wasted Time?

  My morning routine is the same each morning. Get up, shower, hair, make-up, get dressed, throw in a load of laundry, brew coffee, make breakfast, grab my coffee cup and sit in front of my laptop for the next hour until the kids wake up. Yep. An hour at the laptop. At least. Over […]

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10 Free Gifts To Give

December 5, 2013 by  |  1 Comment

10 Free Gifts To Give

Christmas, especially for kids, can quickly become all about the gifts they want to find under the tree Christmas morning. In an effort to deflect some attention from gifts we want, we’ve been trying to talk more about giving to others this Christmas season.

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Thirty-One Review, Party, and Giveaway!

November 14, 2013 by  |  1 Comment

This is a post from my other site, The Homeschool Scientist. I wanted to include the Overcoming Busy readers, too! We like to homeschool on-the-go. There are days when we do school work while waiting for one child or the other to get out of a lesson or practice and there are days when we […]

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The November Christmas To-Do List

November 4, 2013 by  |  No Comments

The November Christmas To-Do List

Yikes! It’s November and you know what that means. By the end of the month, we will be knee deep in Christmas cheer – I hope. Today, I made my November Christmas To-Do List so Christmas won’t catch me off guard. Planning now will make sure the Christmas season is full of cheer and not […]

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Tips For Football Season Meal Planning

October 7, 2013 by  |  3 Comments

Tips For Football Season Meal Planning

This season in our life calls for creative scheduling and planning. We are in the midst of JFL football here at our house. Practice is 3-4 nights a week right at dinner time. By time we get home, it is after 7pm and everyone is hungry. I better have dinner ready. My regular meal planning […]

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5 Overcoming Busy Tips For Mom

October 4, 2013 by  |  No Comments

5 Overcoming Busy Tips For Mom

Mom’s are busy. It’s just part of the deal. We probably can’t totally remove busy from our lives a midst housework, work, kids activities and other commitments. But, we can use some strategies to keep busy to a minimum. Have a good morning routine. The beginning of your say can make all the difference. Create […]

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Autumn Bliss Giveaway

October 1, 2013 by  |  19 Comments

Autumn Bliss Giveaway

 Break out the candles. Head to the apple orchards and pumpkin patches. Hand me a glass of apple cider and start up the bonfire. It’s fall! As much as I LOVE summer, I have to admit, there are things about fall I really do enjoy. Traditions like picking apples with the kids, carving pumpkins and […]

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Invest In People

September 24, 2013 by  |  No Comments

Invest In People

We knew this day was coming. The family was gathered to say goodbye. Children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. I was hoping the shear number of us all would be enough to keep us from becoming teary messes. As I walked to the front of the church with my husband, my sister-in-laws and their husbands to stand […]

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