One night a few weeks ago when I was putting my oldest to bed and I started rubbing her back. It just hit me that her back was "massive." She no longer was the little 22 month old when she first asked me to rub her back. At that time, my hand could cover most … Continue reading Mom Guilt.
Well just about 500 items. I stumbled across THIS video a few days ago and thought this 30-Day Minimalism game would be fun to give it a shot. Granted we were already a few days into the month, but you can [realistically] start it any time. Right now I am at 81 items, which almost … Continue reading Declutter 500 in 30 Days.
When my husband and I first separated officially last year, I went through our wedding box and got rid of 80% of any "memories." I ended up saving some items in case we got back together. There were some items I saved for our children, as no matter what we are both still their parents. … Continue reading Past Memories.
I had every intention to writing a post this past weekend, yet it just never came to me.There have been a few things going on, but I'll share that in a post another time. I've just been enjoying spending more time with the kiddos than I would have if I was working.It's funny because for … Continue reading Lately.
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.