Meal Planning

#1 Best-Kept Secret for More Joy at Home!

Does this sound like a bad late-night infomercial? I know, but it’s not; it’s for real. What is this “secret”? It sounds almost too simple to be as powerful as I have experienced it to be…it’s rhythm. What do I mean by rhythm? I mean a predictable, reliable order to your family’s days, weeks and…

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The Witching Hour

In the Sorting Out Screen Time class that I’m currently teaching, we spend some time each class getting really specific and practical about how to create the changes we want to make in our families. For one mom in the class, this meant finding alternatives to videos to occupy her two boys while she prepared…

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The Humble Meal Plan

I get it — making a meal plan doesn’t sound exciting. I doesn’t hold the same aesthetic promise as other “Get Organized” ideas, such as Kondo-ing your socks or putting all your pantry items into weck jars (I mean, really, how pretty is that?). BUT, BUT! this humble, almost retro task (doesn’t it just evoke…

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