Why Motivation Is Overrated and What You Need Instead

I’m all about extracting the lessons out of life. Fortunately, motherhood comes with automatic enrollment in the school of lifelong learning, so I’m learning something new on the regular, as I try not to mess up raise my daughter to be a decent human being and productive member of society.

Everyday, I strive to keep my Nugget safe while also teaching her to be brave, think for herself, and trust her gut. It turns out that as I teach her, I am teaching myself.  She taught me one particularly memorable lesson a few weeks ago, when she showed me how overrated motivation can be.

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3 Hacks to Ease the Transition to A New Routine

It might still be 98 degrees here in South Florida, but the start of the school year officially signals the end of summer fun. This time of year is an adjustment for children and adults, alike, and everyone’s trying to get back into a productive routine.

Here are things things I’ve learned to make the transition a little easier on my family. They’re handy tips for the current transition, but these hacks will help you manage a transition between any kind of routine.

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