COVID, Kids, School

U-rah-rah, it’s the first day of school

Hold onto your hats, folks, it’s another school year. Today marks the official first day, though as I’ve already shared, we’ll be starting back up virtually. I think these first couple of days will start out slow and mostly be getting their feet wet with the new virtual schedule and system.Over the past two days, the boys each had their back…

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COVID, Deep thoughts, Kids, Summer, Travel

The summer of __________

It is September 1st, which usually for me always marks the unofficial start to fall. September – December is by far my favorite time of the year, and going way back to when I was in school, I generally loved the whole “going back to school” routine. (I mean, of course I was always sad summer was ending, but I have…

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COVID, Kids, School

School Update

I hinted at this in my post the other day, but I should probably address this fully. So, school. Just another one of the 1,000,000 hot topics of the year that gives people another thing to fight and disagree about. This one really gets me riled up personally, so I’m going to try to keep this brief (spoiler: I don’t).Quick backstory…

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COVID, Family Fun, Travel

Vacation 2.0

Well, I took my little moment yesterday to pout (again) about our Europe trip being cancelled and today I’m moving on!  Honestly, I was already mostly “over it”…we’ve known the trip was cancelled for a long time now. The disappointment had already been processed, repeatedly, and the shock/anger/frustration had largely dulled. But it still hit me yesterday morning when looking…

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