There are some things people don't tell you when you go through a separation/ divorce. While these may be obvious things, they are things you simply don't think about until you are in the moments. Sleepless Nights/ Broken Sleep. There are nights where I have broken sleep or sleep maybe four hours total. My son … Continue reading The Things No On Tells You.
I feel like a broken record, but I fell off my night time routine, yet again. Mainly because the kiddos have been going to bed after 8, but now that it's getting darker earlier, it has made a difference. They are typically now in bed by 7:45pm the latest. In the past few days, I … Continue reading August Favorites.
While I do miss work dearly, I am trying to embrace a more "simpler" lifestyle.We've been doing more outdoor activities with the kids such as going to different state parks for swimming and hiking.Now that they are a bit older, they can manage walking longer distances.On one hike, my two "oldest" lasted over an hour.It … Continue reading Exploring Nature.
We've been spending a lot of time at that local "field." I honestly don't know we haven't before.It's only a two minute drive away. There's a pond, a soccer area and picnic benches. We've had meals there, played with kites and even just thrown rocks into the pond.They have a small "beach" area, that is … Continue reading Enjoying Simple Things.
A few weeks ago it seemed as if the "stay at home" order in my state was going to be extended. But then all of a sudden, New Hampshire was [pretty much] going to reopen on June 15th. That's just how it's been; things can turn a complete 180 the next week or even the … Continue reading NH Reopens.
Hello friends, we are back on [blog] track. 🙂 I've been trying to find little joys in some "not so common" things for myself. I decided to place a Grove Collaborative order (I haven't since we moved to the house) and get a few Mrs. Meyers products to make cleaning more "fun."Now if you know … Continue reading Lately.
I decided to bring a kids edition of "things I currently can't lived without" for y'all. For those newer readers I have an almost five year old girl (August) and two and a half year old boy/ girl twins.For this post, I am sharing five things "I currently can't live without" for my kids. KiwiCo … Continue reading Things I Currently Can’t Live Without; Kids Edition.
This year's Easter baskets I kept more simple. I've had to use some stickers and treats sooner with during "social distancing." I've also given the kiddos their Easter pajamas early. These Anna dresses I spotted at Walmart over a month ago for only $3 from $16.00 a piece.Harry's pj's were $3.00 as well but they … Continue reading Easter Baskets [4.5 & 2 Year Olds]
I can't believe my kiddos haven't been "anywhere" since March 13th. I'm not sure how I survived this long to be honest. The first week was the hardest, but as time goes on, it gets a bit "easier.' Today I am sharing with y'all seven things I've been doing to stay sane during these unknown … Continue reading Seven Things I’m Doing To Stay Sane.
This is rough for me, not going to lie. I am used to only having four full days with the kids, not six. Usually if they start to get stir crazy, that's when I get out of the house with them. Clearly that is not an option.I'll be honest, I was worried how this would … Continue reading How We Are Doing On Our “Staycation.”