Tips

Time Management Tips for Dinner Prep

Spending large amounts of time in the kitchen whipping up 3-course meals is fine for those people who have the time. For the rest of us, it is often a challenge to find meals that are quick, easy, and also nutritional. Families with dual income earners, children in school, and extra curricular activities, often find dinnertime to be a nightmare. Follow these time management tips, and you can turn dinner chaos into the relaxed, enjoyable sit-down meal your family Read More >

5 Ways to be Efficient in the Digital Age

It certainly has the ring of truth to it, does it not? The "digital era's" promise was one of increased efficiency and productivity creating more leisure time. The reality is that the world has become even quicker paced and more complex than it was before your electronic gadgets came along. If you want more time for family, friends, or self-improvement, you have to make it. Here are five tips to get you started on carving out more time for yourself: Evaluate How Read More >

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Concierge Service

When interviewing someone for any profession, being equipped with a carefully planned list of questions is important to determine the best candidate for the position. When hiring a personal concierge service, this is absolutely essential. Your concierge will have access to many personal details of your life, and you need to be certain that they can be trusted. These ten questions will help you determine whether the person you are interviewing is the best fit for you and Read More >

9 Ways to Maximize Time at the Grocery Store

Grocery shopping is no one’s favorite errand. Dodging shopping carts, reading confusing labels and standing in long checkout lines eat up your precious time. Unfortunately, it is a task that needs to be done because we all have to eat. If you want to cut the amount of effort you put into grocery shopping and maximize your time at the supermarket, then follow these tips for grocery shopping success: PREPARE A LIST There is nothing worse than getting home from the Read More >

How to Stay Healthy When Pressed for Time

Being busy is a way of life these days. If you're like most of us, you woke up this morning thinking about everything you needed to accomplish by nine. Or maybe it was before seven. If that's the case, you're likely feeling more than a little stressed, and could benefit from taking a few minutes to look at some of the choices you're making. Diet When your time is limited, chances are one of the first things to be neglected is eating wisely. Dietitians recommend Read More >

A Travel Concierge Takes the Trouble out of Vacation Planning

Having trouble putting your vacation together? There are many excuses: lack of time or the research is overwhelming. Have you ever considered using the services of a travel concierge in planning your trip or vacation? If not, it’s time to explore how you can benefit from the unique services they can offer. Most people will either contact a travel agency or begin an Internet search to book a vacation. After posting a plea for last minute advice from friends, family or Read More >

Establishing Trust with a Personal Concierge

Hiring a personal concierge to help free up some of your time involves giving him or her access to just about every personal area of your life. For many people, handing over their credit card number, bank account information, computer files or car and house keys is an unnerving thought. Building solid relationships takes time and effort, and being able to trust someone with the intimate details of your life is something that will only come from familiarity with an Read More >

The Morning Rush: 5 Time Saving Solutions for Busy Families

Weekday mornings in many households are seldom without drama or chaos. During most of the year, hundreds of thousands of parents go through the daily ritual of waking up the kids from their peaceful sleep and making a mad dash to get things ready for school. I can certainly relate to that, as my household used to be one of those chaotic ones too. There is less morning craziness at my house these days, but when one of those days do crop up I cannot help but wonder how Read More >

Teaching Children the Concept of Time

All children are born into the world with no concept of time: eating and sleeping on their own schedules. As they move from babies to toddlers, to preteens and teens, their sense of time often remains distorted, not having learned the necessary skills to manage their time. In today’s busy world of trying to squeeze in just one more activity, two of the most important lessons you can teach your child are the concept of time, and how to use that time Read More >

Personal Concierge Services for Seniors

Today's seniors are living longer and healthier lives. They are staying active and often want to remain in their own homes, even as they begin to need some help. Although family members are often able to provide some help, seniors often don't want to bother them. Today, many families rely on the services of a personal concierge to help aging members live active, independent lives and to assist with activities of daily living. Benefits to Seniors Personal concierge Read More >