This past December I found myself in a spiral—obsessively checking app after app on a loop. I don’t even know why. It’s uncomfortable to admit, but it felt like I couldn’t stop. So, I made a plan in the final week of 2022, and this is what’s working for me (so far) in 2023.
I have a lot of feelings as we approach this new chapter as a family. I am so excited to meet your little sister and see you as a big sister, and I am sad that our time with you as the only one is coming to a close. am both grieving the inevitable absence of our one-on-one time, and also am so excited to see you in this new role of big sister.
As a decluttering coach, I get asked for tips on how to tidy everything home-related, but here’s a little secret: papers are my favorite category to tidy, and I’m going to share my number one tip.
There’s something glorious that happens every day in the early afternoon: I work on writing in my room with a cup of tea while my daughter, immersed in her imagination, works on a self-directed craft project building her stuffed owl a swing from construction paper: this is the magic of quiet time.
Starting to think about school choices for Fall 2023? You’re not alone. It’s the time of year when a lot of families are starting to think about school decisions, like how to choose a school, how to know whether your child is ready for kindergarten, or just how to best support your child’s education. We have several educators on our contributor team and last winter we asked for their advice on some common questions – enjoy their wisdom as we revisit it this year!
Have you heard!? All episodes from our enormous archives are now available in most popular podcast apps! (Previously, the apps showed only the most recent 300 episodes – less than half our catalog!) To celebrate, we’re spotlighting some of our team’s favorite episodes from the early days of the podcast. Here are five oldies that have stood the test of time.