Time

Let’s face it: Life can be hectic, and we can’t always make fitness a priority.  Sure, it sounds great to have the freedom to hit the gym for an hour every day, but that’s not possible for most single parents who run on a tight schedule. Plus, if we take into account the monetary investment […]
The latest statistics indicate that the average age of children with smartphones is now age 10 according to a study called “Kids and Tech: The Evolution of Today’s Digital Natives”.  Because of the growing usage of phones in our everyday lives, we should think about how we can turn this digital platform from entertainment into […]
It’s easy to put things off when your schedule is jammed packed. With so many tasks to juggle on a daily basis, sometimes the most important ones are left for the next day. Time is our enemy. When it’s spent, we can never get take it back. It’s limited and irreplaceable so make sure you […]
We are a world addicted to our technology gadgets. Constantly checking emails, tweets, phone messages or getting updates from our various feeds from our mobile devices. This hyper connectivity has turned us into super multi-taskers sometimes listening, reading, watching all at the same time with no particular focus. While some of us are great at […]
When I start to hear those back-to-school commercials on TV and radio or see those advertisements online, my heart sinks. It’s a reminder that the summer is coming to a close and it’s time to change gears to get back into the rat race. I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly not looking forward […]
Some full-time working parents may find themselves torn between work and family commitments. Though the demands of the job depends on the nature of the work and industry, in most cases a desire for career advancement usually requires increased work hours and more time away from family and personal life. How does a working parent […]
You get home from a long day of work – you’re tired and hungry and just want to put your feet up and relax, but you can’t. You have to begin your other full-time job – parenting. You have dinner to cook, homework to complete with kids or diaper to change, dishes and cleaning to […]
Prioritizing means finding the highest value task and giving it the focus, energy and time to get it done. It requires making decisions on what to do and what not to do so you can achieve your goal. With limited time and resources, you have to accept the fact that you will not always be […]
Aside from Christmas, it is one of the busiest and most expensive times of the year for parents of school kids – back-to-school. In September, you find yourself doing double time, multitasking, and being fully immersed in the rat race once again. If you are a single parent with children attending school, your 24-hour pie […]
Ok, so vacation has finally come to an end and the rat race begins. Back to school is the most hectic time for most families and for those of us who have school kids, getting back into the routine can be absolutely dreadful. For parents of school aged children, getting back into the “school mode” […]