As the year 2020 comes to an end and the dust settles, I find myself reflecting on the last 11 months. This is a year I'm sure not many of us will be quick to forget. But it was...
Back in 2016, when the idea of “Karen” first became popular, we all thought it was funny, right? For those who may not know, a “Karen” is middle-aged white woman who complains to the manager when she is unhappy,...
Setting aside time and making intentional choices to promote one’s physical, spiritual and emotional well being can be difficult. Especially as most of us learn to navigate our children's new school routines and all the other unknowns we seem...
During the pandemic, it’s either add a pregnancy, a few pounds or a puppy, right? Well, the first is definitely not happening and I chose to live in denial about the second. But the third….we TOTALLY did the third....
If you are anything like me, as a first time parent, I was terrified of messing up. Of doing everything wrong. Fear is a hard emotion to be vulnerable with, so it more often displays itself in the form...
It all started in the post-pandemic bread aisle. It was circa day 10 of COVID-19 living, and I had ventured to the store for my weekly anxiety attack/grocery trip. Still a quarantine-shopping novice, I had asked the kids to make...
What is it about a pandemic that causes us to take stock of a few things? For many of us, we've used this time to both mourn the loss of relationship as well as crave its return. In pre-COVID...
It might feel like you're failing this "homeschooling" thing, that the only thing your kids are learning from the pandemic is to use less toilet paper. But while that is a good life skill, I'm here to tell you...
To say I've learned a lot in the past few weeks of sheltering in place is an understatement, but here are a few of my favorites. Our family of 6 cannot shower all in a row. Apparently we had never tried...
COVID-19 has taken a lot from us. It has taken our routines, our illusion of control, our sense of safety and for some of us it has taken very precious things such as family members and finances. Nothing is...
I'm pretty sure my teen daughter said it best when she said, "If I hear someone say 'we're all in this together' one more time, I will stab that person in the eye with my fork." I'm not entirely...
March....that escalated quickly didn't it? Normally, I would be putting together a fun list of local activities for you and the family to enjoy for the month of April.  However, it now appears that April has been canceled....ugh. Quarantine...

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