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Productivity Hacks for the Busy Parent If you ask a parent if they can do something the most common response is “We are just too busy”.  Between school, work, sports, scouts, and church it is amazing we have any time to just have some family time.  You go all day and by the time you cook supper, do homework, get baths it is time for bed and you have lost your day.  To battle this I am going to share some productivity hacks to help you be a more efficient parent and maybe help lessen the stress. Prepare For the Next Day the Night Before Starting off your day the right way can reduce stress and anxiety all day long.  I don’t know how many times a rough start to my day has just ruined a good portion of my day.  By preparing as much as you can the night…

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Video Games. I grew up at the start of home video game consoles. I started with playing the Atari 2600 with my brothers. Then we got a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and ever since then I was absolutely hooked.  I have owned or someone in my house has owned almost every major console since that time. Here are my Top 5 list of all time consoles. #5 Playstation 2 The Playstation 2 is the successor to the Sony Playstation. My older boys were younger so at the time we only had a Nintendo Gamecube to play games since most of what they enjoyed had to be family friendly.  One game that I was missing out on was Grand Theft Auto 3. Everyone loved the game but with kids in the house I could never play that game. Finally I broke down and purchased a Playstation 2 after the cost came…

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Mellow Mushroom Paducah KY Location Mellow Mushroom is located in a refurbished Coke plant in the heart of Paducah KY. It is at the corner of Lone Oak Rd. and Broadway.  The area is starting to get a face lift and a lot of additional businesses may be moving around this location.  The parking is not good and limited to street parking. The bank across the road has a section for neighbor parking but even those spots are limited. Time We ate around 11:30 on New Years Day. We could tell from the parking that it wasn’t going to be busy. I don’t think I have ever been there at a time it was really packed and had to wait.  I’m sure during dinner times you may have to wait a bit but this particular day we went right in and were seated. Service Our waitress was prompt and attentive.…

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Working From Home More industries are starting to join the work from home band wagon. Allowing your employees to do remote work can alleviate some of the frustrations of having to come into the office every day. For some a commute can take hours away from not only your life but also from your family.  By working from home you not only save time but also save money. Driving in bumper to bumper traffic can cost hundreds of dollars a year in wasted gas. If you are fortunate to be allowed to work remotely I will offer some tactics on how to be more effective in your work. Keep a routine One thing that a lot of people joke about is they want to work from home so they can just stay in their pajamas all day while they work.  This to me is one of the biggest motivation killers.…

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