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Five Ways To Juggle Personal and Parenting Time
Gideon Walker

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Here’s what a typical day in the life of a U.S. Army reservist, on active duty in Afghanistan, is like.

05:00

Wake up, shake last night’s guard duty off, get dressed and prep for the day.

06:00
Chow time at the DFAC. Grab some eggs, sausages, potatoes and English muffins and make myself a breakfast sandwich. Grab a to-go box with extra food for lunch, since we’ll be outside the gate and won’t re...



2 Comments
Conor Lynch July 1 2013 1:52 pm
Gideon, great advice! Thanks for the suggestion of the time tracking site, it's exactly what I needed to realize how much time I've been throwing away.

Good luck with your boys, I'm sure they're better off for having a dad who can get things in order as well as you've done.
Gideon Walker July 2 2013 9:37 pm
Conor, thanks for the kind words : ) RescueTime has been super valuable in determining tick sucking sites and activities. I went on a Facebook Diet for a month once and the productivity level shot up to 73% in doing so. It's an awesome tool : ) As far as being a "get things done" dad — it's always a work in progress heh. Enjoy your Independence Day! -Gideon
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