How to be disorganized & unproductive #1: don’t enjoy your job

This is the final key in a series first published last year called How to be Disorganized and Unproductive at Home. I republished the fifth and the second key this week — you can find the rest of the keys here. Photo by Heidi Now stick with me on this one, because you might have (read more…)

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Thursdays are Book Club day

Today is Book Club day, and it’s already the last day for For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men.  Anyone and everyone is welcome to join us!  We’ll be discussing  chapters 8 and 9 all week, so whenever you’re ready, grab your book, answer the posted questions, and (read more…)

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How to be disorganized & unproductive, #2: aim for perfection

As I mentioned on Monday, I’m revisiting a series I wrote a year ago this month called “How to be Disorganized and Unproductive at Home,” where I covered six weeks to do that very thing well. I ended up skipping the rerun of the sixth key — neglecting yourself — because we had just written (read more…)

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How to be disorganized & unproductive, #5: overcommit

My book writing’s halfway point is September 1, which means I have a LOT of scribbling to do so I can get the manuscript in to my editor by deadline. So I’m going to be reposting some “classic” Simple Mom posts for the next few weeks. First up is a series that ran last August, (read more…)

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A story of courage

Here I am (far right) in the earlier days of life overseas, wearing my infant son, and shopping at the neighborhood market. Today, I’m over at (in)courage, where my first monthly piece is published. Join me over there in the comments, won’t you? From the post: It was early 2007, and we’d just celebrated her (read more…)

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