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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Home stretch

Today is December 1, 2020. We are in the home stretch now of 2020!!!! Woooo!!!! One month to go until a fresh start in 2021. Honestly, I don’t think anything will magically change when the calendar reads 2021. But given the general cultural, worldwide disdain for this year, I’ll go with the flow and hate on it for a second…

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COVID, Gratitude

More covid woes + gratitude ideas

Good morning! It’s just after 6 am and I’ve been up a while already. My family always asks me why I still get up so early on the weekends. The answer? I just really love this time of day. It’s quiet, peaceful, and… I don’t know, it’s just my favorite time! There are actually times that I wake up around…

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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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