Help! My Toddler Got Into The Medicine Cabinet!

Hello Friends. How’s your week going, so far? Mine? Glad you asked! My two-year-old decided yesterday was a great day to scare the shit out of me! It was mid-morning. I had begun going about my daily routine of kicking toys and searching for dishes left throughout the house. Little Guy needed to brush his…… Continue reading Help! My Toddler Got Into The Medicine Cabinet!

Distance Learning, Toddler Terror, And The Comfort Of Saying ‘F’ It

It started today. Distance Learning. Courtesy of Rona. My third grader crushed it.  The kid barely needed me.  I found myself tiptoeing to his bedroom, where he sat at his desk completely enthralled in his new learning platform.  I kept assuming that any minute he would call out for help, but instead, a floor board…… Continue reading Distance Learning, Toddler Terror, And The Comfort Of Saying ‘F’ It

Back To School…Kind Of…

So, tomorrow is the day all parents dream of over the summer… It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of year… BACK TO SCHOOL! Except this year… eh… it’s a little different. …Freaking Corona… So, tomorrow begins virtual classes. But only for the first three weeks.  After that, we are allowed a hybrid schedule…… Continue reading Back To School…Kind Of…

100 Topics For Lack Of Creativity

I’ve been having a super hard time blogging lately. Simply put, I have been in a creative rut. I blame the pandemic and the inability to go anywhere ever. You’d think that staying home every day with three kids and two dogs would be an inspiration jackpot, considering all the crazy shit they like to…… Continue reading 100 Topics For Lack Of Creativity

The Sunny Side Of Homeschooling During A Pandemic

I have been agonizing for weeks over whether to send my kids back to school in the Fall. Our district was offering a virtual option, as well as a traditional where time spent in-person would depend on the county’s assessment of Covid community spread. This week, the decision was made for us when our district…… Continue reading The Sunny Side Of Homeschooling During A Pandemic

CoronaLand: Population, Everyone

I am a stay-at-home mom of three. My husband works full time. We reside in a Cleveland suburb, where we own a modest acre. We have flowers, a deck, a pool… And, oh, we live in freaking CoronaLand. CoronaLand is like the United States, only there are many, many rules to abide by if we…… Continue reading CoronaLand: Population, Everyone

Aurora

I have been struggling to decide whether or not I should share this story since it is not mine. And, as a bystander, I know the details of my account are probably not 100% accurate. But, as a mother, I can’t shake what happened this weekend. I fear the memory will haunt me for many…… Continue reading Aurora

Anti-Maskers Selling Useless Face Masks In Protest

Every morning I wake up and read a little news while drinking my coffee. Today, I read an article that infuriated me. Anti-mask protesters’ new weapon: wearing masks that offer no COVID-19 protection Here’s the jist: There are ACTUALLY people out there selling and wearing face coverings made of mesh or crochet, with the intent…… Continue reading Anti-Maskers Selling Useless Face Masks In Protest