Category: Family Rules

Lessons Learned from my Mother

My mother has been a constant inspiration in my life.  She is kind, compassionate, realistic, assertive, composed and self-assured.  She is, by all I believe in, the wiser person I know. The use of “common sense” has always been her go-to-solution to all and… Continue Reading “Lessons Learned from my Mother”

Tips for your Morning Routine that works!

Mornings can be tough… The eternal juggling of managing people, pets, and oneself so early in the morning can be quite overwhelming. I remember getting out of the house and sitting in my car thinking… I’m ready to call it a day, and I… Continue Reading “Tips for your Morning Routine that works!”

The Power of Daily Goals

A few months ago I completed a self-improvement challenge and one of the new habits that I decided to adapt to my daily routine was having 1 to 3 daily goals.  I would write down the goals in the morning and kept them on… Continue Reading “The Power of Daily Goals”

De-constructed Dinner: an easy, quick, simple, and delicious solution to an un planned dinner

Sometimes, even when you have a weekly meal planner, dinner improvisation happens…  for example, last weekend my husband’s best friend came for the weekend to be with him for my husband’s birthday and after a full weekend of soccer games, late-night talks and dinners… Continue Reading “De-constructed Dinner: an easy, quick, simple, and delicious solution to an un planned dinner”

7 Ways to reduce plastic use at home

About three years ago we consciously started to reduce the use of plastic in our home.   It has been a lengthy process, but in the pursuit to be more environmentally conscious and creating a sense of social consciousness in our kids we have… Continue Reading “7 Ways to reduce plastic use at home”

Question of the Week: What song or songs remind you of your younger self or of a specific time in your life?

This question has been on my mind for a very long time, the reason I think this question often pops in my head is that I have vivid memories that are strongly attached to specific songs, each time I hear these songs, my soul… Continue Reading “Question of the Week: What song or songs remind you of your younger self or of a specific time in your life?”

6 Tips to help you get your life organized!

Learning to be organized has been a learning curve for me.   When I look early on my marriage I wonder how my husband could have been so patient with my slow development into been a more organized person.  As I had kids and… Continue Reading “6 Tips to help you get your life organized!”

Recipe of the Week… Chicken Wings with Potatoes… YUM!

This week I would like to share a quick, easy-peasy, uncomplicated meal that I usually cook when I need a fast meal and an even faster clean-up. For the chicken wings: 2lbs chicken wings 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp avocado oil Salt and… Continue Reading “Recipe of the Week… Chicken Wings with Potatoes… YUM!”

Question of the week…

I have been thinking about ways to engage with you, the reader, and have decided to do, every Thursday, a “Question of the Week” segment, in which I will ask a fun, insightful, interesting and hopefully smart question that will challenge you to answer… Continue Reading “Question of the week…”

7 Tips for making a bedtime routine that works for you…

With years of trying to perfect multitasking (and never really accomplishing), I have come to the conclusion that following a routine makes it easier for me to accomplish all that is needed to be done. I have a morning routine, a working routine, an… Continue Reading “7 Tips for making a bedtime routine that works for you…”