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How to Drive a Perfectionist Crazy @MindyJPeltier

How to Drive a Perfectionist Crazy

It doesn’t take much to drive a perfectionist crazy. A piece of lint on a shoulder or a stray hair causes even the most well-behaved to cringe and clench their hands together so they don’t touch a stranger. This desire for perfection can be so strong, sufferers are convinced that aligning the coffee cup handles will align their universe. I know it will feel like the day you […]

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Less is More for Bachelors, More is More for Mommas

My son comes home from college almost every day with a new revelation. I remember those days. You’re filled with the newness of it all and have to constantly discern what’s pure malarky and what’s useful. It makes for interesting dinner conversations. My son showed me the video below.  Click on the pic to bring you […]

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I’m Still an Ol’ Bag

When a new school year starts, we’re all thinking the same thing – if only I were more organized and efficient, I would remember more and accomplish more. We long for that perfect container, perfect shelving system, perfect organizational feature, that will magically transform our chaos into control. In 2010, I blogged through an organizational kick […]

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Crayons, Crayons, Everywhere!

The home we live in  doesn’t  have a school room, just a large open L-shaped room that serves as living room, dining room, sewing room, library, school room, and occasionally a bedroom. When you add my sewing cabinet and all the STUFF you need to homeschool the room can get crowded and unattractive. My first passion was to […]

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