Day 11: stricter solutions, more goals…

Somehow even with my limit I am finding that my first step as I pause in quiet moments is the internet. I check the 5 blogs with interesting 31 days series I've allowed myself once a day each. I check my blog for comments and traffic. I check my email. I check the weather. And … Continue reading Day 11: stricter solutions, more goals…

Day 7: talk more, screen less.

One thing I have loved about thus first week with my 31 minute internet limit is that it has seriously opened up the lines of communication with my husband. It used to be we'd spend our evenings on our screens. Him with a laptop/movie/desktop combo working/facebooking/working and me on the iPad facebooking, Sometimes reading on … Continue reading Day 7: talk more, screen less.

Day 5: facebook, the quiet life, and whatever is lovely.

(This is a part of 31 days to Focus and Refresh a blog series my mom, sister and I are hosting as we spend 31 minutes a day improving our hearts, homes, and habits in the month of October.We would love your company!) Today the pattern of my day could be displayed in a collage … Continue reading Day 5: facebook, the quiet life, and whatever is lovely.

The Garbage Disposal of Time…and a month of habit-breaking.

Have you noticed yourself going flipping rapidly between doing projects, perusing your choice of social media, reading blogs, and halfheartedly paying attention to your family all the while feeling like you're getting nothing done and your brain is melting? That has been me recently. When I was younger I could sit and read a book … Continue reading The Garbage Disposal of Time…and a month of habit-breaking.