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Our Life Coaches Chime In On Momastery’s TED Talk

Last week Glennon Doyle Milton of Momastery gave her first TED Talk, All I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in the Mental Hospital.  If you aren’t familiar with Glennon, mom blogger, the name of her blog is not “Mom mastery” but a play on the word Monastery.  She refers to her followers as Monkees.  Glennon speaks the truth of …

SuperMoms, Top Three Ideas for Taking Care of YOU

Moms rule. I mean, who else do you know that can juggle mopping, meal planning, grocery getting, disciplining, chauffeuring, appointment setting, booger wiping, cooking, errand running, vacuuming, kid entertaining, dishwashing, education advocating, party planning, diaper changing, laundering – WHEW! I need to take a breath! Taking care of kids, a partner, a home and a business are hard work. The …

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Too Much to Do Today

It’s 5am and I’m looking for something. In my head, I mean…and I can’t quite get to it. Something I remembered, something I forgot, something I need to do – does this happen to you? “I have too much on my mind”, I think, “too much to do today.” This is my daily mantra. I am a woman who does …

Karen’s Top 5 Tips For A Balanced Life

As women, we are so many things to so many people.  Finding a balance between all that demands our attention can sometimes be challenging.  We can feel like bankers of our time and energy, pulling from one account to invest in another, always leaving one overdrawn.   I was recently feeling this imbalance in my own life.  I was working …

SuperMoms Anonymous

Hi again, SuperMoms! I hope last month’s post got you thinking about ways to wrench control of your life from the jaws of the all-mighty to-do list. I loved reading all of your comments, so thank you for sharing your experiences! As I mentioned last month, everyone’s idea of balance is going to look a little different due to varied …

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Behind the Scenes Etsy Feature, Michelle Bertoncino of Five Bees

That’s me sewing at my kitchen table.  I also painted, cut, planned, and created everything for my shop at that table; sometimes I even took over the kitchen counters.  When I first started out, and my children napped several times a day for several hours it worked. (They were also little and I could easily keep them out of my …

Hi. My name is Christy, and I’m a To-Do List-aholic.

Often, I’m asked how I manage to “do it all,” and the question makes me laugh. A lot of time, I’m hanging on by a thread, just barely eking out what I’ve committed to every day. Young kids, a work-tripping husband, a laundry pile that rivals Mt. Vesuvius, a house that seems to vomit crumbs and cat hair every other …

Applying The 80/20 Rule To Your Life

Recently I had the opportunity to network with an awesome group at the Raleigh Momprenuer‘s Illuminate conference.  This group of mom’s provided me with so much inspiration and ideas that I was on mental overload by the time I left.   One of the things that really stood out to me was the Ignite Your Passion session taught by Gaye …