FAMILY

These posts look at family — parenting, marriage, parents, the entire bit!

Spring Week: Day 1–Spring Decluttering

It’s Finally Spring Week! Day 1: Spring Decluttering Good morning, everyone! I hope your weekends were restful and exciting – depending on what you were looking for! Last week, I thought that spring was rearing her head — Punxsutawney Phil did a number on us this year right—now, I’m pretty sure. In most of the country. Hooray! It’s about time! …

Active Kids

How to Get Your Kids Active Today

Happy Monday – or as happy as a Monday can be! Mondays are grab bag days so posts on Mondays will be grab bags as well. Today we are looking at a topic that many of us are facing – couch-bound children entranced by electronic devices… Electronics. While these devices have transformed our lives in ways that weren’t even imaginable …

Work/Life Balance

How to Work towards a More Balanced Life

Happy Tuesday! I haven’t gone back to work since my transplant yet. But I used to be self-employed – and worked from home. There were a lot of benefits to controlling my working hours and even how much work I did. But one major challenge of working from home was the work-life balance—there typically wasn’t any!  You find yourself working …

Kitchen saucepans

Friday Follies: The Children Are Out of School Today?

It’s Friday. The kids are out of school which surprised me. They missed so much school at the beginning of the year because of Hurricane Harvey. The school district already took away the President’s Day holiday, so I thought all holidays were at risk. Unfortunately, I didn’t realize they were going to be at home until Wednesday…so I hadn’t really …