As everyone says, marriage is hard. We have discussed many times the struggles we have, but also how great it is to have a partner to explore this crazy world. We took some time over the past week to write some things we have learned in our marriages and are calling this post the BIG 6, as Sadie has been married 6 months and Jess has been married 6 years.
For many us our work space is our home away from home. We go there five days a week for at least 40 hours. Like we said in last week’s post, people sit at their desk for almost six hours a day. Many say sitting is the new smoking for this generation.
With that in mind, we wanted to give our tips on how we try to keep it healthy at work. Read More
As my son continues to grow, the accumulation of stuff grows. Kids are constantly outgrown clothes, books, games, and toys. Finding storage solutions is one of my favorite things (yes, I am a nerd), but sometimes it just masks the problem. I found that even though G’s toys were put away nicely, he had a hard time playing because of pure excess. I decided to give toy rotation a try, purely because I couldn’t get myself to donate his toys. I thought it seemed like a lot of work, but I decided to give it a try with just a few toys that G had seem to have lost interested in. My thought was two of things could happen. He would either asking me for the toy I stored or he wouldn’t even notice. As you can image, the latter was true. I was so surprised how much easier it was for him to find the stuff he wanted and how easy cleaning it up became. Now, every couple weeks he thinks he is getting new toys.
Wondering how I did it? Here are some tips I wish I would have known before starting. Read More