Process over Product

Process over Product

  While watching “Orange is the New Black” last week, I heard a quote about ancient Tibetan sand mandalas. I can’t find the exact quote online, but it spoke to the fact that mandalas are created with the intent to be swept away at the end. Even...
Organizing: When Bigger is Better

Organizing: When Bigger is Better

  I have tried for years to pare down my wallet to just the essentials. I’ve tried tiny and thin wallets. Change purses. Money clips. That is, until I finally came to the terms that I just need a big wallet to hold my stuff. So often we think having smaller...
We’re All Learning

We’re All Learning

  “He’s a baby. He doesn’t know any better.” This phrase has stuck with me forever. I have heard it so many times, yet the way it is phrased offends me so much. There are so many things that we don’t know – however, we are all...
Little Free Libraries – A Little Give and Take

Little Free Libraries – A Little Give and Take

I’ve fallen in love with the “Little Free Library” boxes in the neighborhoods that I frequent. What is a “Little Free Library”? It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and...
Organizing For Kids: Structure

Organizing For Kids: Structure

  This article from ADDitude Magazine talks about how beneficial structure is for children with ADHD. However, it also states this: “Your whole family will benefit psychologically from a structured regime. Both parents and children experience decreased...