Tag: Coronavirus

I Am Not OK

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I am not OK. I feel like I am completely and utterly unraveling. And it turns out that’s perfectly normal in these “unprecedented times.”  How are you?...

No Need to Cancel Halloween, Make Boo Baskets!

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Fall is officially here and I know a lot of us have started to think about what Halloween might look like in the middle...

To Trick-or-Treat OR Not to Trick-Or-Treat :: That Is the Question

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The beginning of October is an indicator of many things. It signifies fall, the start of fall activities and festivals, playing in the leaves,...

What a Homeschool Day Looks Like for This Work-From-Home Mama

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Six months ago I went from working in a box (aka a cubicle) for 15 years to suddenly working from the comfort of home....

Moving During a Pandemic

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We moved during a pandemic.   Now, this may seem stressful and a terrible idea, but let me tell you why we did it and...

My Virtual School Lunch Dilemma

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We have been in virtual school a few weeks now, so things should begin to normalize, right? I don’t know about you, but I...

Finding The Good

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One of my children is more naturally a pessimist than the other. This child can go to a birthday party, happy to be surrounded...

Stay-At-Home Fall Bucket List

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Fall is officially upon us and I am excited! It’s my favorite season! I love the sweet and spicy aromas, the gradual departure of...

Feeling Oddly Rebellious? The Pandemic Could Be To Blame

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Most of the time I’m a rule follower. I like things like speed limits, recipes, handbooks and clear expectations. But lately I’ve been feeling...

Pandemic Stress and a Message of Hope

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A few days back, when we were down to our last box of Clorox wipes, my husband came home from an early morning trip...

Sweet 16 and COVID-19 :: A Letter to My Daughter

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Dear Daughter,  Since the moment the ultrasound tech told me I was having a little girl, I dreamed of having a big sweet 16 birthday...

Mama Gone Wild

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If you’re like me, you saw the article circulating on social media a while back about the benefits of moms going on vacations by...

Navigating the Uncertainty of Life With Hybrid Learning

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The day that my kids were supposed to start school has come and gone. August is looking so far from normal that I can...

How to Create a Home Learning Space for Young Children

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The first day of school for my family is just around the corner and we are beyond excited! My five-year-old daughter will be starting kindergarten...