30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest 2

I’m loving the lists for this September’s 30 Days of Lists! Here’s the second batch of my lists so far:

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 9

Newest addition to my home

  • Fall flowers (hydrangea bush, more mums, cone flowers, a hibiscus)
  • September book haul (BOTM, National Hispanic Heritage Month, It, Buffy)

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 10

Ways to disconnect

  • Read
  • Play in nature (walk or hike)
  • Swim
  • Go on a minitrip
  • Find quiet

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 11

How I keep up with the news

  • magazines
  • Vox sentences daily email
  • Following news sources + journalists on Twitter
  • My reps’ email lists
  • Texts with friends

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 12

(I changed this one up a little.)

Ways I encourage the kids

  • Praise / positive language
  • Reminders that some things take time & practice
  • Introducing new things to try
  • Celebrate them!

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 13

Hobbies I started but never kept up

  • latte art (turns out I’m too clumsy to be a barista-but my local shops do a lovely job)
  • bass / garage banding
  • vegetable growing (not enough yard sun)
  • crochet (I still want to learn)

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 14

I can’t stop talking about

  • How amazing Kristin’s cooking is
  • Game of Thrones
  • How chaotic things are right now
  • All of the books
  • Pocket scrapping

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | Lists 15 and 16

Playlist for today

  • Ghostbusters (2016) soundtrack (Ava is obsessed)
  • The Dead South (Jake’s current love- not my favorite- during pizza making)
  • The Sexy Accident (for game night!)

Tasks I’m putting off

  • Cleaning the bottom of the avalanche closet
  • Moving stuff from the 3rd floor
  • recording process videos
  • house repairs

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | Lists 17 and 18

Important women in my life

  • Amy, Kam, and Kristin
  • Jessica
  • Megan
  • Mom
  • Kelly
  • Anne
  • Savannah(s)
  • Beth
  • Krista
  • Eliza
  • Rita
  • Ava
  • NNCT ladies

When I want to quit I

  • Remind myself why I’m doing it in the first place
  • Evaluate if my life would be better without it
  • Check my calendar to make sure it isn’t PMS

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 19

Places and people I visited this year

  • Austin (January), saw Jessica & Amy
  • St. Louis (January)
  • San Antonio (April), saw Jessica, Amy, Kristin, & Kam
  • Michigan (June), saw The Awesome Ladies
  • Table Rock (August)
  • Michigan (September), saw Kristin & Jeff

*My List 20 can be found on the 30 Days of Lists private blog!

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