Project Planning: The Plan

Welcome to the first topic in our Project Planning Essentials series! We’re going to start out by talking about the actual plan. In event management, you have a clear and distinct goal or direction that you are moving toward. It is a little more difficult to define those things in household management so we will spend some time talking about how to discover what your goal is and how to develop a plan to move that direction. Event Management Goal: host a successful event.  Household Management Goal: What is your goal for implementing a household management system? Keep the kids alive…

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Planning With a Special Needs Child

This week I want to address something that I’ve touched on, but not really elaborated on since my first post. I thought this would be a good time to bring it back to the forefront because 1) we’ve been talking a lot about planning for summer, vacations, schedules, etc.; and 2) this Friday is June 30, which means Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita Awareness Day for our family. [caption id="attachment_337" align="alignright" width="300"] 5 months old and finally home[/caption] Arthro-what? Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita is a rare condition that our youngest daughter was born with. She has genetic variation called Escobar Syndrome; it’s an…

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Welcome to Planned With Purpose: The Blog

Welcome to the Planned With Purpose Blog where I hope to share some simple, but effective tools, tips and tricks to help organize your day, month, year, house, event, or whatever you have coming up next. I will be using a lot of real world examples - things I have already put into practice in my own life (and linking to the resources that inspired me to put some of these things in place) so it only makes sense to start by introducing myself, my family (who has to put up with my craziness), and share a few things about…

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