As much as I'd like to think this has made me incredibly productive, the real result is a lot of running; sometimes to catch a train or even a plane and on a daily basis to make it to the children's school on time.
And sadly this whole Just-In-Time approach doesn't really work - as three missed flights and several toe-tapping teachers prove.
So it should be no surprise that I have signed up to 30 Days Wild this morning - the day it begins.
If you aren't aware, this is an initiative by the Wildlife Trusts to get people 'doing something wild' every day for the 30 days of June. And, before you have visions of all night partying in Ibiza they are actually asking people to get outside and experience nature (although I guess partying all night - outside - might still count).
It's a simple idea - which I like - so I'm going to try to do this with the kids all month. To be fair, at this time of year, the children are usually outside doing something 'wild' but this is an added motivation to make sure it happens, come rain or shine.
If you want to join in, there are a few ideas on this site of activities you could try - and lots more if you have 101 Things For Kids To Do Outside. For starters how about: