COVID, Friday 5

New Normal

In case you hadn’t noticed, these are some strange times. This whole thing has just been totally wacka-doodle, but I feel that right now things are even stranger. I personally am someone who generally thrives on routines and predictability. I tend to feel uneasy when I don’t know what to expect or when things are changing all the time. Obviously, right now…

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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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Holidays, Travel, Wisdom

The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman

Valle de Bravo, Mexico Today, in honor of Cinco de Mayo yesterday, I want to share my favorite parable about a Mexican fisherman.  But first, I feel obligated to share a very brief history lesson (Spanish major = I took a bunch of classes on Latin American history in college + I’m married to a Mexican 😊).  I think this…

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Goals, Habits, Morning Routine

‘Meditation May’

Morning! Today is a much needed rest day from working out, so I have a little extra time this morning. I might sneak in a little yoga at some point if I get a chance and I’m hoping to go for a walk. This is also a half/ flex day of work for me so I’m looking forward to a…

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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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