My daughter started Kindergarten (hybrid model) on September 10th.It's been a few weeks since she's started her A.M session and only two since she started her "remote learning" sessions. The in school portion is two and a half hours. She is going five days a week unless she happens to be off on that particular … Continue reading Kindergarten, COVID Style.
My first born just turn FIVE this past week. I honestly cannot believe she is five. The cliche is true; they grow up too fast.As of right now, our town [re-voted] will have a hybrid and fully remote learning option. We plan to have our oldest do the hybrid option. This wouldn't be so new … Continue reading Minimalist Homeschool “Room” [Pre-K & K]
We got a new table and chair set after a couple of chairs had broken from our kitchen set. It was from Pat's grandmother and I believe it was almost 50 years old. It's definitely served it's purpose. During quarantine, the kitchen table had become the hot spot for a million activities, including homeschooling.It was … Continue reading New Addition.
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.
Cleaver title huh? Starting Monday, I will be doing a "No Spend Month." for the month of November. If you are unfamiliar with a "No Spend Month (or NSP for short)," you can check out my previous blog post HERE.Basically a NSP is where you only spend on the essentials (food, utilities and other bills) … Continue reading “NoSpendVember.”
Lately, I've been having such smooth flowing mornings.Once school started for my preschooler, I wanted to nail down a calm, yet productive morning routine. This routine is just a jist of what usually happens on my "full" solo days with the kids. Wake up times can vary (especially depending on nap times the day before) … Continue reading My Morning Routine [w/ 3 Kids]