Enduring Past National Quiter’s Day

I have a confession to make: I have a habit of burning out. It’s not always super noticeable because I’ve known this about myself long enough that I’m really good at front-loading work and tasks. Continue reading

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My Seven Goals for 2018 (and how I’m starting work on them this month!)

OK, I’m weirdly nervous about writing today’s post. As I dug into my Powersheets prep work before setting these goals for the year there was a mix of things I knew were going to be important to work on and then things that snuck up and surprised me. In the end, I came up with seven goals that I’m planning to work on during 2018. And as I begin what feels like this huge undertaking, I am constantly reminding myself of the phrases “Progress not Perfection” and “little by little adds up…” So here we go, here are my 2018 goals: Continue reading

Dreaming Together

I’ve posted a few times this year about my own goals and dreams and how I am breaking down those goals month by month, week by week, day by day. In light of my anniversary a few weeks ago though, I wanted to post a bit about setting goals with your significant other. Continue reading

Little by Littleā€¦ backyard dreaming

Aside from having children, one of the biggest financial decisions my husband and I have made so far is buying our first home. It’s amazing how much that process made us really look at so many variables in life and express what some of our priorities were. Continue reading

A Goal is a Dream…

I’m sure many of you have heard the saying “A goal is a dream with a timeline” or “A goal is a dream with a plan” and since it’s the new year and I promised I’d share a little bit more about my goals and dreams, now seemed like a good time to write this post. Continue reading

C is for Cultivate

WOW. We are somehow down to only two months in 2016. I am looking forward to cooler weather, upcoming holidays, and re-centering. This month I want to start focusing on cultivating the habits and values I hope to bring into 2017 and our growing family. I started cultivating some great routines last spring and then got majorly sidetracked after being so sick for so long and I am looking forward to trying to get back on top of them, while still knowing that I am going to be tired as I head into my third trimester and then probably even more tired the beginning of next year (though hopefully feeling better!!) Continue reading