Holidays, Kids, Weekends

Creative Play and Another COVID Holiday Weekend

Good Saturday morning and Happy Memorial Day Weekend! 😊 Here we go, another holiday. This one “feels” a little more disrupted to me in some ways than the others (Easter and Mother’s Day), I think maybe because we don’t usually have majorly traditional plans on either of those holidays in our household. We don’t actually really have specific traditional Memorial…

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Kids, School

Online School, Flexibility and Life Lessons

This is a quote that I have always really liked. I’ve heard it a lot in the fitness world, but I think it applies to all aspects of life.  In the fitness and health realm, it refers to staying true to your goals (decisions) but knowing that there is more than one way to get there. Too many people, when…

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Deep thoughts, Kids, Wisdom

Happy Boys

Big news at our house! We have gone from a family of 4 to a family of 6. Oops, excuse me. From a family of 5 to a family of 7. (I momentarily forgot about Rainbow, the fish we already have).Meet Flint and Steel! We got these two little fuzz balls on Tuesday night and man, are they cute!! They are…

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Kids, Weekends

A Weekend with No Kids Activities

How was everyone’s weekend??!!  This was our 6th weekend home since the lock down began. We had some just gorgeous weather here in Wisconsin and I think everyone was trying to soak it up. It is going to be much cooler the rest of the week.  My phone alerted me on Saturday morning that Asher’s soccer game was about to begin.…

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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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