November 01 2016

Family,Productivity,Sanity,Work

The 6-8 pm Makeover

Ask any working parents what the hardest part of the day is.  Mornings get all the limelight, but, for me, it’s no contest.  The 6-8 pm hours are the absolute most brutal of the day.  Few tasks are more herculean than orchestrating that minuscule window between getting…

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September 12 2016

Work

The Ballad of the American Working Parent

I hope that by the time my children become parents, American society will have progressed to become a more enlightened place to raise a family. I enjoy working.  But if I didn’t have to work, I probably wouldn’t.  No matter how much you may enjoy your…

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August 09 2016

Health & Wellbeing,Productivity,Work

How Not to Let Email Ruin Your Life

Exhausted, but Unable to Disconnect: The Impact of Email-related Organizational Expectations on Work-family Balance could the boring-est ever title for the story of my life.  But actually it’s the title of new study which concludes that all of those after-hours emails that we are…

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May 18 2016

Busy-ness,Productivity,Work

Counting Your Minutes…

I’m obsessed with time management, productivity and being efficient. We all want to spend our time more meaningfully, but distraction and wasted time (er, online usually) are the scourge of our modern way of life. So my radar is high for articles like the NY Times story by…

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