How many times have you anxiously awaited the arrival of a New Year — hoping for that all-important fresh start — only to be sorely disappointed when your resolutions go nowhere? Or even worse, how many times have you accomplished a resolution, only to find that the pure bliss you expected to experience upon its completion was short-lived? You anticipated that “if only I could (fill in the blank) this year,” then I would finally be on top of things… then our family life would run more smoothly… then I would have more time for myself… then I would have time for others… then I would finally be Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
It's creeping up on us again, isn't it? There are just a few little squares left on the calendar, counting down to that morning when we toss out that calendar marked with the birthdays, doctor's appointments, dance recitals, and baseball games from the past twelve months, and move on to one containing fresh, blank pages. Unadulterated squares, holding the promise of busy and overwhelming, memory-making days to come. This is generally the time when we look over those calendar pages and figure out when we're going to fit in those things that are important to us. Will we travel to visit family Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.