Systems for parents who want to do good work in the world and at home.
Enjoy these 10 real and practical tips to help you manage your responsibilities, while also making time for joy in your life. Creating balance between work, family, and personal fulfillment may not always be easy. But with some practical tools and some guidance, it is absolutely possible. This book has 10 strategies that anyone can use to help them move from barely surviving, to thriving in their busy life.
Homemade Goodness Every Day of the Week: A Guide to Make-ahead Meals
(3.99 on Amazon)
Life is busy. Finding time to cook healthy meals at all, let alone on a weeknight, can seem impossible. But there is a way to enjoy homemade goodness even on the busiest of nights. This book will guide you through meal planning and cooking make-ahead meals that you can enjoy quickly and easily any night of the week. Best of all, these meals and methods are built around your preferences, your schedule and your life.
Create Balance Email Series: Guided Support as you Create Balance
A Create Balance Series that shows you how to
Identify your essential values
Worksheet – From Browsing to Values (Free) Make your social media browsing time useful! This worksheet will help you move from mindless scanning to identifying what actually brings you joy.
Worksheet – Ideal Day (Free) When your ideal day is on paper, it’s a lot easier to reach for.
Worksheet – 4 Steps to Finding Fulfillment at Work (Free) Feel fulfilled at work, even if you really aren’t a fan of your job right now.
Worksheet – Moments of Joy (Free) Tracking moments of joy actually gets you more of them.
Live in balance! Be focused, be productive, and be mindful
Worksheet – Weekly Planner (Free) Creating a balanced life isn’t about what you do in a day. It’s about what you do in a week. Use this tool to plan your week according to your priorities and values.
Info Sheet – How to Maximize Time on the Things that Matter and Minimize the Rest (Free) This is the concrete and practical guide you need to help you maximize time on the things that matter and minimize the rest.
Articles – Real Working Moms Profiles – 3 real-life examples of working mom’s creating balance in their own unique way. Bonus content: a guide to help you put lessons from these moms into practice!
Reflect and adjust
Info Sheet – Weekly Reflection Questions (Free) The only constant in life is change. Parenting is no different. Our kids change. Our jobs change. Our lives change. Consistent reflection is key to creating balance in our ever-changing lives.
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168 Hours by Laura Vanderkam
Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence by Vicki Robin, Joe Dominguez, and Monique Tilford
Getting Things Done by David Allen
Maxed Out: American Women on the Brink by Katrina Alcorn