Do you often say, "There are not enough hours in a day" or "I just wish I had more time"? If you have answered yes, then this may be a sign that your life is out of balance. How do you find balance in your life?
Two years ago, I was getting a little woozy as I stared at the proof pages of a magazine I was editing. It was 4am. I had phoned my wife five times that night, promising to come home soon with each call.
Since you do want to make the transition to the family portion of your day, try making a list of everything you need to do for work that night or the next day before you leave the office. This puts a summary on the day so you can start thinking about the home hours.
The subject was age 40+ women who suddenly realized that, in the race for career, success, and salary, something had slipped their minds. They'd forgotten to have children -- to create a family nest alongside their career nest.