Category Archives: Kitchen Sink
There is a popular community message board for parents that I like to browse when I’m procrastinating(we all do it, right?). Sometimes I’m looking for a recipe, sometimes I’m looking for parenting advice, sometimes I just don’t want to do the dishes. When I saw a post titled, “How Do You Do It All?”, I clicked on it eagerly. Guess what I discovered?
No one does it all. Everyone has to let something slide. Continue reading
Here are five things that I strive to get done every spring. They’re not going to raise your consciousness, but some of them might lower your energy bill, and save you a few trips to the store. Each one should take less than half an hour of hands-on time, so set a timer and do one a night until they’re done. You’ll be glad you did. Continue reading
Stovetop popcorn requires absolute attention for a very short amount of time, but in the five minutes I’m required to stand motionless at the stove, I can find more things wrong with my kitchen than I would normally notice in a week. And it’s making me a little nuts. Continue reading
What to do with two kiddos who are bouncing off the walls when all you want to do is slide down the couch? I thought of a few things, and I found a few more on the blogs of very clever people: Continue reading
My carefully scheduled days? My detailed laundry rotation? My meal planning? Torpedoed. It’s impossible to plan more than a day ahead on any front at the moment. And it’s making me a little crazy tense anxious. But once we stop fighting the chaos, it gets easier to find the joy. Continue reading