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.
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].
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.
I have to admit while I was finding my groove before with being at home, for some reason I have fallen off this weekend [and the past few days]. I just haven't had the motivation at night to work on my [entire] night routine. Instead, I've been focusing on making to-do lists first thing in … Continue reading Weekend Recap.
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.
There are many posts, YouTube videos and such on what families have been doing to stock up for our nation's COVID-19 outbreak and state of "social distancing." I wanted to share what our family decided to stock up on. I already had a 72-Hour Emergency Kit prepped in case of a power outage. I followed … Continue reading Stocking Up.
If you're watching anything of anything on YouTube, you may have seen these "what I spend in a week" videos circulating. My "stats" are a 31 year old, mom of three living in Southern New Hampshire; part stay at home mom and part-time fitness professional (19 hours per week). Here is the week breakdown before … Continue reading What I Spend In a Week