Life, Parenting

“A day in the life” on a busy Wednesday, driving in circles

I AM TIRED. Yesterday was actually an overall good day, but it just felt exhausting. I think because I just did a lot of different things, which made it feel extra long, lots of context switching, etc. I also spent a huge chunk of the early evening literally driving around in circles. Wednesdays have morphed… Continue reading “A day in the life” on a busy Wednesday, driving in circles

Kids, travel

Chronicles of an 8th grader- Philly done, on to D.C., and cell phones

It's been very fun receiving updates from Ethan this week! Their time in Philadelphia is over- they really just had Sunday and Monday there. They took a bus to D.C. later in the evening Monday night. Tuesday- Thursday they are in D.C. I got a BUNCH of pictures yesterday- they toured the National Shrine of… Continue reading Chronicles of an 8th grader- Philly done, on to D.C., and cell phones

Family Fun, Kids, Life

Fitting in family fun…. with busy teens

Last night we managed to fit in a family fun night!! Lately, I've been lamenting some that life just feels "different". Ethan has a job now, so there are times that he would normally be free, but now instead has to work. If he's not working, he has soccer. Or something. Asher has had some… Continue reading Fitting in family fun…. with busy teens

Kids, Life, Volunteering, Weekends

Meet is over + a day I’ve been looking forward to

Good news- the swim meet is all over. Everything went fine. There were the usual hiccups here and there, but nothing terrible. The biggest issue was that the head coach had set a ticket limit of 250 tickets per session (a.m and p.m.) because our pool just doesn't have that much space for spectating. He… Continue reading Meet is over + a day I’ve been looking forward to