Creating Back to School Zones

colored pencils organized by color

I love the first day of school. The backpacks are full and the house is empty. What will I do with my summertime changes - coffee, shopping, nine holes? Three o'clock will round around soon enough, and my little scholars will return. Will you be ready for yours? If the after school bell rings havoc…

Practicing Mindfulness and High School Graduation

Exploring Mindfulness and High School Graduation

“What do you miss?” my father asked recently while on our weekly shopping trip. Having suffered a mild stroke last year, I now take him on his errands, and we occasionally find ourselves having deeper conversations than the price of bread. Though the question was random and without context, I knew instantly my answer: “I…

A “Back to School” DON’T for Summer Lovers

Back to school on a chalk board

By now you’ve been inundated with Back to School Organizing tips. Many of them are tried and true - a few of my favorites: Set up a Homework Zone Create an easy Lunch station in the pantry Designate a Drop Box for Mom’s papers And for my not-so orderly friends who are already behind: Find*…