Purple Feather Boas in the Name of Togetherness

Purple Feather Boas in the Name of Togetherness

I recently had the privilege of working with all the leaders over at Coney Island Prep in Brooklyn, and we spent some time brainstorming about how to protect our time for focused work in the midst of a hectic school environment. I joked with the group that when I...
September Tips: Soft Fascination, Single-Tasking & Swamp Tours

September Tips: Soft Fascination, Single-Tasking & Swamp Tours

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family, August was a strange month around here. I turned 45. I’m getting married (to my second and final husband, h/t Jennifer Weiner) in October. We got four kids to their first days at four different schools—on time and with shoes. I...
August Tips: List(less), Laughter & Lemonade

August Tips: List(less), Laughter & Lemonade

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family, Crystal Light, where have you been all of my life? Seriously, as a water-challenged human, how has this never hit my radar before?! OK, this concludes the Lemonade part of my newsletter. (Yes, yes, I know about additives, blah,...
August: A Grand RE-Together-ing

August: A Grand RE-Together-ing

So, I know many of us are in look-ahead-back-to-school-prep mode, but what about if you actually need a RE-Together-ing of what has passed? I realize I use this term all the time in-real-life, but I haven’t written about it much on the blog. It’s time for some...