Searching For Our “New Normal” With School Closures

Ohio: All schools are now closed through May 1, ordered by Governor Mike DeWine. I doubt the kids will be going back at all for the remainder of the academic year. For so many parents, this will be the first time for balancing homeschool, working from home, and housework. It’s definitely MY first time tackling…… Continue reading Searching For Our “New Normal” With School Closures

How To Date Your Husband During Quarantine

Here, in Ohio, there is a “Stay at Home” order in effect. COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire across the country and the government is trying to slow it down. Bars and restaurants are closed. Movie theaters are closed. No retail stores or museums are open. We are limited to our home, grocery store, or doctor…… Continue reading How To Date Your Husband During Quarantine

Socially Distant Spring Break

Beginning at 11:59pm, Monday, March 23, all Ohioans were ordered to stay at home by Governor Mike DeWine. Unless you are an “essential worker,” or going to the grocery store or doctor, you should keep your ass at home. Well…The kids haven’t gone any further than a simple walk down the street since schools closed…… Continue reading Socially Distant Spring Break

Isolation & Bunker Life With Hubs Still At Work

It is Thursday, March 19. We live in Ohio. Our kids are off from school indefinitely. Restaurants and bars are open for carry-out and drive-thru service only. Hair/nail salons are closed. Tattoo shops are closed. County buildings, closed. Most BMV’s, closed. Unemployment wait time is being waived. It’s being promised that utilities won’t get shut…… Continue reading Isolation & Bunker Life With Hubs Still At Work

Crazy, Random Things My Kids Have Done in the Past 24 Hours

Why do they scream so much? Seriously. Every time I walk away, there’s screaming. I sit down – screaming. I walk in the bathroom and shut the door – screaming. It’s like they lose their minds the second I’m not staring at them with one-million percent, undivided attention. I don’t even know WHAT they’re screaming…… Continue reading Crazy, Random Things My Kids Have Done in the Past 24 Hours