Kids

TEEN

I have a teenager. A 13 year-old. What in the WHAT just happened?!?!?!??! I am seriously having the hardest time wrapping my head around this. Not that this is “brand new information“…I mean, they turn 1, then 2, then 3….and so on and so forth. I have personally experienced 37 birthdays so far, so I get the idea of how…

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Kids

Exciting Weekend Social Events

The boys are both extremely excited for TODAY. They both have long-awaited social events coming up. • Ethan has his sleepover birthday party tonight! His 3 best friends are coming over around 1:30 this afternoon and will be staying until basically whenever the parents want them home tomorrow. The plan is to go to our gym’s outdoor pool/ waterpark for…

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Misc.

Haircut + Documentaries

Just jumping on quick before I dive into an afternoon of work. I took the morning off to get a haircut and color. I might be weird, but I hate getting my hair done. I really do not enjoy it at all. It takes too long, it’s boring, I find sitting next to the stylist making small talk chit chat…

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Books, Habits

Current reads

My reading has been quite mediocre lately. Things have just been busy. I know, it’s not an excuse, but the reality is, there is only so much time in a day. And while it’s always about choices, I’ve been finding I either need (or want) to do some other things with little windows of time that I “could” choose to…

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Kids

Pulling the virtual plug

I just hit send on an email confirming the boys’ piano lesson times for next school year (starting in September). After ~1 year and 4 months of doing only VIRTUAL lessons, they will be returning to “in person” lessons finally. (The piano studio decided to just keep things virtual through most of the summer since it was complicated to switch…

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