COVID, Kids

203 Days With My Children

Yesterday it dawned on me that with the closure of school through the end of the year, this means that assuming they return on schedule on September 1st, the kids will have been home full time with me for 5 1/2 months. To be precise, 203 days. The last day my boys went to school was the morning of March 12,…

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COVID, Deep thoughts, Work

COVID + My Job= A Quick Update!

If you’ve been following my posts for the last couple weeks, you will have seen me mention some uncertainties surrounding my job. First, there was very real talk that I might need to go back to some sort of patient care role if WI experienced a surge in COVID cases (I mentioned it here and then shared about some anxiety related to that here).…

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Family Fun, Kids, Weekends

The Perfect Day

While I try to generally look on the bright side if I can, I’m not honestly always someone who sees everything as sunshine and rainbows necessarily. I feel like by nature I’m actually naturally a bit more “pessimistic”, which is why over the past 5 years or so I have actively been working on changing this (hence the gratitude and mindfulness…

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Household, Weekends

Will My House Ever Be Clean Again?

Yesterday afternoon we spent some time cleaning. A few items checked off the list around our house were: I did a sort of deeper clean of our bedroom (dust, vacuum, straighten, etc) and decided to wash all of the pillowcases for our many different decorative toss pillows on our bed. I can’t even remember when they were last washed… so…

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