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.
The last time a shared a "day in the life" post was almost a year ago. Today I am sharing what a fall "day in the life" looks like with a hybrid kindergartner and [almost three year old] twins. 6:45am: I try to wake up by this time [the latest] so I can get my … Continue reading Fall “Day In The Life”
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.
It's been over a year since my husband and I separated. While there were moments since then that we've "tried again" for the millionth time, it always ended up in the same result. Ever heard that "other" definition of insanity? "Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result."As much as the … Continue reading Acceptance.
I recently took a trip to New York; just me and my oldest.To be honest, I just needed a break from the norm. It's hard to believe that the fall is almost here, but I am highly excited for sweater weather.I surprised my mom with a stay at Bear Mountain. It was kind of a … Continue reading R&R.
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.
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].
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.