In yesterday’s post about the KonMari Method, as told by Marie Kondo in The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, I talked about embarking on a decluttering program that finally got my chaotic house in order once and for all. In case you missed it, here’s a recap: […]
Right off the bat I wanted to let you know that I was not paid or perked in any way for writing this post. I bought the book myself and no one asked me to write about this. I just wanted to share my experiences with anyone who will listen because I feel so completely […]
Recently, one of the women who follows OMTA brought to my attention that the tone of my posts has changed somewhat since I had Sam. She’s one of my most loyal followers whose opinion I really value, so it kind of caught me off guard: was I being overly negative and not realizing it? I […]
We need volunteers for this committee: can you help? Could you be the room mom? Would you consider a board position? Are you interested in being a group leader? Yes, yes, yes! A thousand times Yes!
During the first several years of our marriage, I found myself constantly waiting for my husband to develop the ability to read my mind. Having never been married, I figured that’s just how it worked in successful relationships—if you knew each other well enough, expectations could be communicated non-verbally and all would run smoothly without the need […]