Holidays, Kids

Social Connection + Fun

Connection You hear a lot of talk about kids and the pandemic, how bad this all is for their social development and especially their mental health. I was just thinking how very grateful I am that overall, my kids are fine in this regard. (I know this is so not the case for so many, and my heart breaks for…

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Friday 5

Friday 5

Band Asher is in the school band and plays percussion. Even though their school is back in person, band is still being done virtually (the teacher goes to 6 different schools, so decided to keep it virtual to avoid interacting with many groups). Totally understand the reasoning, but it has been really, really bad for the band program!! Band is…

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Holidays, Misc.

Pre- Halloweening

Crazy- it’s October 29th already! Now only 2 days until Halloween. Besides working on the “Where’s Waldo” pumpkin, this week hasn’t felt particularly Halloween-y to me though. We still need to carve pumpkins! This always seems to get put off until the very last minute, every year. I don’t know why. Maybe we all like the idea of carving pumpkins…

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Family Fun, Good day

Solved ✔

I’m happy to report that my crabby mood basically dissolved into thin air after I hit publish on my post yesterday morning. So, either the time spent writing/reflecting on the happiness equation WORKED or the good mood fairy flew by and dusted me with happy dust. Either way, my day rocked. Errands and work: After dropping the boys at the…

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