I will never forget the thunder of the pounding water that surrounded us as we floated into the mist created by Niagara Falls. That moment was one of my all-time favorite experiences. Seeing the smile on my kid’s face made it even more special. God-created nature made the moment possible—not a video game or man-made roller […]
Are we crazy? It’s a question I’ve asked myself more frequently than usual since we decided to travel full time in an RV. We began kicking around the idea in December 2015. By late February we had purchased a truck and 32-foot Jayco Jayflight travel trailer. We moved into it in April and hit the […]
When I was living across the Atlantic (and even now), the Oscars didn’t seem all that important. In fact, were it not for Facebook I might not have even known the awards show was on. But when I woke the next morning and saw numerous shout-outs to Matthew McConaughey for a brilliant acceptance speech, I had […]
We’ve started setting goals with our team here in Ireland–both personal and group goals. Goal setting is one of my favorite things to do because the activity takes me out of the busy-ness of life and makes me think: * What and who are really important to me? * Am I treating my priorities as […]
I’d heard people say that schedules work for kids, but I didn’t believe it. I like to leave things open. I thought structure would kill the creative spirit within… until I realized that lack of structure and too much screen time were numbing my 9-year-old’s brain. As a work-from-home parent, summers aren’t especially easy. Deadline […]
“He’s tied up working on his next book for the next several weeks. I’m sorry. I know he’d reconsider once the book is released, but right now he’s just too busy for an interview.” You’ve got to be kidding. I thought, looking at the disappointing email. Two months earlier, I’d reached out to the semi-famous […]
When Jen McDonough realized she was tired of living a so-so life, she took control of her attitude and behavior and changed health, her income–everything. Today she’s “Living Beyond Awesome.”
Like a budget for your money, a “time budget” allows you to discern how much time you really have, how you spend it… and how you can make the most of it.