Pre-Challenge Thoughts

I’ll be posting my time logs here all next week (as will others, here and at Facebook and on their own blogs). Since I know my logs will be public, I’ve been planning ahead to make sure next week has some good stuff in it. Nothing like public accountability to make you think more seriously about your time! Here’s what I’ve been doing:
1.… read more »

1-on-1 time when you've got a brood

In my webinar on Wednesday (co-sponsored with CurrentMom), one participant spoke of wanting to find solo time for each child, given that she had children. This is a good question, and one I’ve been pondering myself. On one hand, I know that one-on-one parenting (past the nursing baby stage) has not been the historical norm. As I write in Chapter 6 of 168… read more »

Recap: Back-to-school without the back-to-crazy

Thanks to everyone who participated in the webinar yesterday, which we co-sponsored with CurrentMom. MomsToWork was live-blogging the webinar, and you can read a summary here.
Here are some main points to ponder during these busy weeks:
1. September has real upsides. For working parents, it means a return to reliable schedules, and the chance to re-focus… read more »

168 Hours Challenge Sept 13-19: Win a Make-over and Earn $100

All right, 168 Hours readers. It’s that time again. We’re back to school (without the back-to-crazy, of course, per today’s Webinar). So now it’s time to log our hours, and see if they add up to the way we’d like our lives to look.
I’ll be posting my time logs here from Sept 13-Sept 19. You can join me and take the 168 Hours C… read more »

168 Hours news round-up

I am very grateful that 168 Hours continues to be in the news more than 3 months after its release. Portfolio ordered a third printing, several people have told me the book was sold out in their local stores (order online if that’s the case!) and I’ve learned that the paperback will come out next June. Here’s a round-up of the latest headline… read more »