Week 36: Shades of Progress

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #4 Complete and update our home binder info Although this is far from beingContinue reading “Week 36: Shades of Progress”

How’s that ambivalence coming along?

I entered parenthood with a great deal of ambivalence. I never was a fan of babies, and I had a love/hate relationship with children. The love part was that I know they are the future: teach them well and bla-bla-bla. The hate part was the irrationality, the ungratefulness, the noise… My only real experience withContinue reading “How’s that ambivalence coming along?”

Week 35: Back to Basics

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #15 1€ or less CPW for each individual item in my closet, less thanContinue reading “Week 35: Back to Basics”

It’s been a summer

School starts today. Yesterday, I took my boys for one last “hoorah” to our favorite little theme park, amid a million other little errands. I got them a frozen treat (a blue slushy is for one, strawberry ice cream cone for the other). I asked, “So what was the highlight of your summer?” And inContinue reading “It’s been a summer”

Week 31: Pantheon and Genre Thoughts

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #15 1€ or less CPW for each individual item, less than 0.20€ per item globally It’s beenContinue reading “Week 31: Pantheon and Genre Thoughts”

Week 30: Anniversary and Golden Data

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #2 Do the heart work necessary for my marriage Sing With Your Feet, the podcast, will beContinue reading “Week 30: Anniversary and Golden Data”

Week 29: what can we change?

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #20 Practice Mindfulness: articulate and savor the good moments A few weeks ago, I postulated that perhapsContinue reading “Week 29: what can we change?”

Week 28: the humble pedometer

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Each Saturday, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. These last weeks, with the start of summer vacation for my indulgent husband and my scalawags means IContinue reading “Week 28: the humble pedometer”

Week 25: Smelly Cat, Keeping Quiet, Tracking Fails

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Each Saturday, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #3 Scoop the kitty litter as an act of love Since our beloved Titi left us for thatContinue reading “Week 25: Smelly Cat, Keeping Quiet, Tracking Fails”

Week 24: Dashboards, Joy Deserts and Planners.

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Each Saturday, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #6 Create a dashboard for progress on creative projects As I said last week, I really like toContinue reading “Week 24: Dashboards, Joy Deserts and Planners.”