Problem Solving Is Child Discipline

Took me three weeks, but I finally figured it out.

In the past three weeks, I took a big hit in productivity. My writing took a dive. I lost time at work, at home, and in my head due to a change that I had made to my schedule. See, my elder child wanted me to walk with her to the bus stop before school. Sure, that shouldn’t be a problem, I thought. I was unprepared for the adventures that lay ahead for me.

So about a month ago, I asked my manager if I could move my schedule back one hour to start work at 9…