Focus

fo·cusnoun1.the center of interest or activity.”this generation has made the environment a focus of attention”2.the state or quality of having or producing clear visual definition.”his face is rather out of focus”verb1.(of a person or their eyes) adapt to the prevailing level of light and become able to see clearly.”try to focus on a stationary object”2.pay particular attention to.”the…… Continue reading Focus

Top 10 WORST Crafts, Games, And DIY For Kids

I know we are all trying desperately to keep our kids entertained at home right now. Some days it’s easier than others. Social media is FULL of so many crafts, toys, games, and DIY ideas. But…Just because you see it Pinned, doesn’t mean it’s a GOOD idea. I’m here to tell you there are some…… Continue reading Top 10 WORST Crafts, Games, And DIY For Kids

Ohio Schools Closed Remainder Of Year & I Am Mourning My Children’s Loss

Well. It happened. We knew it was coming, but it still feels shocking. We are in Ohio. Yesterday, Governor Mike DeWine announced that schools will stay closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. In my own situation, I am really OK with it. I’m a stay-at-home parent already and we are finally getting…… Continue reading Ohio Schools Closed Remainder Of Year & I Am Mourning My Children’s Loss

Rainbow Saved My Life

Everybody has “things.” Tools are his “thing.” Fishing is his “thing.” Books are her “thing.” Everybody has a thing.  Whether it’s a hobby, leisure activity, whatever… I have three things. Writing is the first and most obvious. I enjoy blogging for myself and to connect with others. Writing is a therapeutic, creative outlet. Anyone who…… Continue reading Rainbow Saved My Life

Why Are We Obsessed With Doomsday Movies During COVID-19?

Last night the Hubs and I watched the 1995 Dustin Hoffman classic, Outbreak. Ya know, the one where Patrick Dempsey brings the Motaba-infected monkey to America and unwittingly begins an epidemic. Ah…Nothing like putting the kids to bed early just to eat popcorn and freak ourselves the eff out during Corona-Isolation…Romance at its finest. But…… Continue reading Why Are We Obsessed With Doomsday Movies During COVID-19?

Marriage How-To: Growing With My Husband

Sometimes we disagree. And that’s OK. We are two different personalities. It’s bound to happen. Hubs and I have been through our share of obstacles. I don’t know any married couple who hasn’t been through something. Maybe I’m just feeling extra mushy because it’s almost our 10 year anniversary…But I have some things to say.…… Continue reading Marriage How-To: Growing With My Husband