Kids, School

Virtual school update

We are now almost done with Week 2 of our temporary switch to virtual school for the holiday season. One more week until Christmas break. Then they’ll have 1 more week virtual after break before hopefully going back to school on January 11th. It’s going waaaaaay better than previous attempts. I am kind of shocked, actually. The kids are doing…

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Deep thoughts, Kids, School

Personality differences

Last week a podcaster that I follow asked for topic suggestions/ Q&A questions (in the working mom/parenting genre). I’ve had something on my mind lately that I truly think would make for a very interesting podcast episode: “How do you handle it when your child is not just like you?” In general, I think we can all agree that it…

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COVID, Deep thoughts, Kids, School


These are certainly crazy times.Last night we learned that the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a temporary injunction blocking the emergency order that required all of the schools in our county to open virtually. (If you recall in this post, I explained how our private school was planning and was prepared to safely open this fall, and the closure was VERY…

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Kids, Morning Routine, School


Good morning! Hope school and life and work and whatever you have going on is treating you well.  I’m going to try to keep this brief on text today…  I have been choosing to get up later currently (closer to 6 am instead of my normal 5:00). I can use the extra sleep to sustain my patience, energy and tolerance…

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