As Josh and I are adapting to, or even beginning to understand what life is like with a pre-teen, I find myself looking in the rear view mirror and missing our babies. Whenever meeting someone, at a new job or what have you, when I get to the part where I share that I am … Continue reading Parenting a Pre-teen, a new phase
Today I lost it
Why is it that we will be doing fine, "It's fine, I'm doing fine. Everything is fine." and then all of a sudden it just hits you? Everything is Not fine. Anyone else? I mean we are living in a global pandemic and absolutely everything is different now. Everything. Maybe it is so hard because … Continue reading Today I lost it
6 Tips on Going Back to School as a Parent
It sounds overwhelming already, I know. Just the thought of returning to school is a lot but now as a parent?!? Whether you are looking to complete a college degree, a trade, sharpening skills, your Master's degree or even a PhD, I am here to tell you, from my own experience, it is totally possible … Continue reading 6 Tips on Going Back to School as a Parent
Summer 2020 Garden Update
Well it's the end of July. So much has happened in our little (big) garden. The layout of our garden is not the same as last year. In fact, it is almost just the opposite. Josh built us 7 large raised beds, all from scrap wood that we already had here at the house. His … Continue reading Summer 2020 Garden Update
What we really want for Mother’s Day.
We spent some time building with Duplo blocks this morning. This is actually one of my favorite things to do with them, typically on a weekend morning while watching Paw Patrol. We build houses as tall as we possibly can. We each get one of the little people and get to play house. Then we … Continue reading What we really want for Mother’s Day.