Kids

Some hope and promise?!

Over this past year or so, we’ve had some increasing issues with Asher no longer wanting to play the piano. Especially during the last school year, we had a LOT of days that he would really push back against practicing and even going to lessons. We started to hear the words “I’m going to quit” or “I don’t like playing…

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COVID, Garden, Kids, Random

High/ Low- Random Edition

In the mood for some randomness today, so here ya go! High/lows from the last couple days, in no particular order.High: Stuff is growing in my garden! I pulled out a bunch of delicious green beans yesterday and the jalapenos and serranos are growing well too. I think the lettuce is basically done for, and the broccoli is trying but…

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Kids

Change is hard

Today the boys are going off with our neighbor girl and her dad to a State Park with hiking trails and a big lake/ beach for the whole day. This is the neighbor that I mentioned before is moving away (this weekend already!! ☹ ). The boys both seem to be getting really sad and almost borderline angry about the…

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Books, Productivity, Travel

Better Breaks

My planning paid off and I had a nice day yesterday!  I mentioned in my reading list on Sunday that I’ve been reading The New Corner Office, the e-book by Laura Vanderkam about how to work better from home. One section that caught my eye was about “taking breaks”. This advice was geared toward working people, but I think it…

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Gratitude, Productivity, Wisdom

Monday Motivation

This is the first Monday in a while that I feel organized, refreshed and ready to start the week. I had a good weekend, caught up on some things and just feel ready to roll. A couple things I did that I’m (hoping) will make this a great week: scheduled out my whole day for today in Google Calendar time…

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