If you missed part one of this post, click HERE. It has been one week of me taking the kid's toys away. My oldest is still playing with her dress up box and hasn't asked for anything else. My youngest plays mostly with her "bedtime" stuffed animals and my son is still playing with his … Continue reading I Took My Kids’ Toys Away [And Gave Some Back]: Part II
Last Friday was a rough day. The kids were misbehaving and just bugging each other as per sibling usual. There were toys everywhere. I had asked them to clean up and they did. An hour later the house was a wreck again and they started misbehaving... again. Most parents threaten to take their kids favorite … Continue reading I Took My Kids’ Toys Away [And Gave Some Back].
This week I made the hard decision to stop doing YouTube videos. With finding out that work is going to be closed until next year and just trying to navigate my thoughts, I just have not had the energy to make a video. It's time consuming to not only make a video but edit one … Continue reading Decisions.
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 May! This past weekend was amazing.I made it a point to wake up before the kids and it started my day on the right note. No to mention, the sun was shinning, the kiddos [mostly] behaved, I got to workout outside and even got to read.I wish every day was like this, but of … Continue reading Outer Order.
Since my first "no spend month," I've looked much deeper into my monthly spends and budget. A few of my hours at work were cut due to the company's budget earlier this year and I didn't know what would happened. I had less than a month to figure out how I was going to earn … Continue reading November “No Spend Month” Recap & Budget Planning for 2020.
Just as with most things in life, decluttering is NOT a destination, it's a journey. Just because you declutter once, doesn't mean that is the end. You have to continue on with the process and be more mindful of the items that enter your home. Even though I had decluttered the kitchen earlier this year, … Continue reading Decluttering for the Holidays
I had all intentions for this past weekend to be super productive, but life happened. I got really sick late afternoon on Friday and it just spilled into the weekend. I even ended up not working out for four days straight; that is something that has not happened since I was about a month postpartum … Continue reading Week Recap.
Since focusing more on my nightly self care habits after the kids have gone to bed, I've developed somewhat of a "night time" routine. Here’s what my current solo nighttime routine looks like with three kids: 6:00: Clean the kitchen up post dinner and give the kids some milk.At this moment, the kids do their own thing. … Continue reading Nighttime Routine [w/ 3 Kids]
I will admit I did buy a few "extra" things aside from Halloween items for next year and a few Christmas items for my kiddos. Technically, it wasn't November 4th yet, so I'm off the hook. 😉 I have been looking for new throw pillows for the bed for quite sometime. Naturally, when I spotted … Continue reading Waiting It Out.