When is the last time you gave yourself a planning period for your evenings and weekends? More weeks than not, I don’t spend dedicated time planning my evenings or weekends. Often they are full to the brim anyway – carting teens to and fro, running errands, and trying to squeeze in time for myself. This month was especially full: I had two birthdays, two ...READ MORE »
Category Archives: Time Management
Welcome to the Time Management category on Wanting 2 Win’s blog!
I wrote last month about the importance of prioritizing. There is so much going on and so many demands on our time that if we sweat the small stuff, we will lose sight of what’s important! In my family, school is a priority. But knowing that, even saying it, does not make it happen. But you know what does make ...READ MORE »
Multitasking gets a bad rap. Research shows that you can’t truly “divide” your attention between two or more tasks. Rather, your mind switches from tasks quickly, which dilutes your focus on any one thing and can make it hard to get things done. Still, multitasking feels like an important skill for a busy parent! It seems clever, if not ...READ MORE »
What are your priorities? If you’ve never sat down to think about this question, you might draw a blank at first. Throughout the day and week, there are so many demands on our time and attention: our family, partner, work, housework, meal prep, chauffeuring kids to and fro, education, side projects, to name just a few! Obviously, some of these ...READ MORE »