How to survive the new school year – for busy moms

How to survive the new school year – for busy moms


Happy new school year, Moms!

It’s this busy time of the year again when busy moms take the plunge of back to school supplies, routines, lunches… but also endless paperwork to fill in… and new activities to register for!

I’m happy to report that this year, my goal for me and for you is to help us enjoy a low-profile start of the new school year. Wouldn’t it be great to set up simple and achievable goals and schedules? To manage a doable to-do list? Girls, that’s what I’m aiming for this school year. Read more

How to plan a fantastic summer with your kids (plus FREE printables!)

How to plan a fantastic summer with your kids (plus FREE printables!)

It’s the beginning of June. Everywhere I see kids excited by the incoming summer days and being off the school. I see moms wearing cotton dresses and sunglasses…families putting final touches to their vacation plan…and working moms planning the summer schedule for their kids. Wherever you live, your primary school-aged kids will probably have around 9 weeks off this summer.

Do you realize it’s almot 300 hours of non-school-time for the whole summer?

Hmm…. Am I the only one to cringe a tiny bit at this idea of facing 32 days of unstructured time with my sweet little tribe?

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Meal Planning or how to save 2 hours per week!

Meal Planning or how to save 2 hours per week!

Am I the only one to be bored with the whole process of going grocery shopping, grabbing bags of groceries from my car to the kitchen counter, then to the the right cupboard in the pantry, preparing food, cooking dinner, serving the whole family and while eating dinner doing a mental list with 3 eligible recipes for tomorrow? Let’s talk about meal planning, guys!

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3 basic Time Management tools every parent needs

3 basic Time Management tools every parent needs

When talking with my neighbors, meeting with parents at my kids’ school, sharing a good laugh with my mom-friends and listening to my clients … at some point, the conversation lands on the desire to better manage our time as parents and loosen a little bit the pressure we feel on our shoulders. Time management for parents. There’s a lot about that all around the web and if you ever googled ‘time management for parents” you may have lost your way in 42 “easy tips” to help you save some time.

Better than an overwhelming list of tips, I’d love to share the 3 top time-management tools every parent needs.

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How to find MORE TIME for you by using Time Blocking

How to find MORE TIME for you by using Time Blocking

We, women, live busy lives. On a weekly basis, I’m finding myself CRAVING more time for me. Is this a feeling you can relate to? This week I’m sharing with you how to use Time Blocking to remedy this.

How to find MORE TIME for you by using Time Blocking
Let me share something personal with you. A couple of months ago, my family and I lost my sweet 94 years old grandmother. Read more

3 simple strategies to help the stressed-out working mom

3 simple strategies to help the stressed-out working mom

Yesterday my sweet Celestine, 6 years old, had a playdate with her new best friend Carissa. I love it so much when I can have a glimpse of what’s going on in my kids’ own personal life: seeing Celestine make silly jokes with Carissa made me laugh and made me so proud of my sweet little princess… And meanwhile, you know what? I made a new friend too! Carissa’s mother was there and we talked about, can you guess…yes, about organization! Carissa’s mother is a working mom, feeling stressed out by the lack of time to take care of the basic needs of her family…

Moms, I think we all can relate 🙂

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6 magic tricks to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions

6 magic tricks to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions

It’s New Year’s Eve!! Isn’t it amazing how fast this year went?

In 12 months, my life has changed in so many ways : a sweet new baby boy, our move from France to the US, new friends for me and the family. What a year! Hum… let’s see, did I see it coming ? Not at all. And I had many resolutions for the new year, back in December 2014. You can guess I had some difficulties keeping them throughout the year – what about you?

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