Kids, Life, Parenting

Rollercoaster weekend/ parenting is hard

Yee-haw, what a weekend!! It felt like a total rollercoaster. So, we left Saturday morning for the swim meet, as I mentioned. First of all, those were some LONG days at the pool. We were essentially there from 9 am until almost 8 pm both days, with a couple hour break in between Prelims and… Continue reading Rollercoaster weekend/ parenting is hard

Kids, Recipes

An overnight + shrimp soup recipe

A mini-getaway with Asher I'm up early on a Saturday because by ~08:00 I need to be ready to leave with Asher for an overnight swim meet. It's not too far- about a 1 hour drive. But this meet will be his first ever "Prelims/Finals" format meet. Meaning, the kids swim in the morning session,… Continue reading An overnight + shrimp soup recipe

Kids, Misc., Weekends

Back from State weekend, and it’s hot

Well, that's a wrap on the State swimming weekend for Asher. This also means that his season has come to end. It's been a pretty bizarre year and a half with swim team in general, due to covid. Everything came to a total halt last spring, followed by a summer with very, very small and… Continue reading Back from State weekend, and it’s hot