I am so blessed to be able to work my part-time job from home. I absolutely LOVE that I get to be with my son all day. It was difficult the first couple of months I went back to work after maternity leave and left him with a babysitter. I missed him so much! It’s […]
In this day and age, our lives are so busy and hectic that being overwhelmed is usually a matter of when and not if. With our long to-do lists, taking care of the family and, for many of us, working on top of it all, it’s not wonder we often feel stressed and overwhelmed. And you know what? There is no shame in it! And there’s also nothing wrong with taking a step back to make yourself feel better.
It’s that time of year again – the ending of one year and beginning of a new one. This is when many of us look back on the year we just had and think about what could have been different or better, usually about ourselves. Or we think about what goals we would like to accomplish that we have not yet as another year comes to a close.
I never used to meal plan, but since I started a couple of years ago, it has been a total game changer for me! Meal planning simply means planning out all of your meals in advance. It can be a week, two weeks, or even longer in advance. It can also mean prepping meals to freeze so you can cook them far down the line. Here is how meal planning helps me:
Can you believe spring is just around the corner? I feel like I was just sad because winter was beginning! (I am so not a winter person…) Granted, spring is still a few months away, but it will be here before we know it.
We have all been there where we are so overwhelmed it paralyzes us. You pull out your to do list and it is long. Or you walk in your house after work and see an unbelievable mess in every room. Or maybe you have a project, a school assignment, something you need to work on with work, and it seems so overwhelming that it stresses you out and you just can’t seem to take the first step in getting started. And so what do you end up doing? Nothing.