Anxiety Girl

June 12, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Founder Meredith Monday Schwartz I just got off the phone. The person calling me was telling me something I didn’t want to hear. Apparently, a little girl in my life is struggling with some pretty serious anxiety symptoms. They’re terrifying for her and unbearable for her parents to watch. And she’s […]

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The Life-Changing Magic of Block Scheduling :: Part 2

June 11, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Founder Meredith Monday Schwartz WAIT! HANG ON! If you’re just joining us, be sure to read Part 1 of this (epically long, but super useful) post on Block Scheduling. It’ll be worth your time! In our last post, we talked about how energy-sapping it is to not feel in control of […]

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The Life-Changing Magic of Block Scheduling :: Part 1

June 9, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Founder Meredith Monday Schwartz I know this has happened to you: you work all day at top speed. You get a ton done, finishing one task after another, shooting off emails and taking phone calls, but, at the end of the day, you’re left with the feeling that you didn’t accomplish […]

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How My Untidy Spouse Mellowed Me Out

June 5, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Contributor Jenna Miller I adore my husband, but there’s one thing that’s clear. He is so NOT a Penelope. (Or “Benelope” as Meredith’s husband so cleverly monikered the male members of our tribe.) He’s got a ton of other great qualities—he’s funny, he’s athletic, he’s a hard worker and the best […]

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Anatomy of a Dinner Party :: an hour-by-hour system for dinner party perfection

June 4, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Contributor Lisa Shields Who doesn’t love a good party? But, you know what a lot of people don’t love? Planning a party. It can be very stressful. And figuring out how to get a bunch of food on the table at the right time can be intimidating. I get that. But, […]

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The Quarterly Cleanout :: an easy system for staying ahead of the clutter

June 2, 2015

by Penelope Loves Lists Founder Meredith Monday Schwartz This last weekend, my family and I did a “Quarterly Cleanout”. This was something we started when we lived in a teeny tiny home, and have continued doing regularly even though our current house is larger. No matter how big your living space, it’s important to keep […]

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Currently Loving :: a new list style

May 29, 2015

I thought I’d try a new style for our Currently Loving List. Let me know if you vastly prefer the photos embedded over this style. I live to serve. I listen to so many podcasts, but I’m loving the new(ish) one from Gretchen Rubin. Her sister does it with her, and while I adore Gretchen, […]

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