The whole COVID timeline is beginning to get a little fuzzy for me now. My days have been running together since March and I have been wearing my husband’s boxers as shorts daily since April. All I know at this moment is it’s July and while businesses are reopening, there are tons of douchebags out…… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Miss During Lockdown
Alert! Alert! As it turns out, Summer is not canceled after all! Grab your coolers and sunscreen. Put on your favorite flip-flops (just not from freaking Old Navy) and dust off that two-piece! As states are slowly reopening after the Great COVID Pandemic of 2020 (which isn’t actually over), and homeschooling is coming to an…… Continue reading Summer Is Back On! My Beach Bod Is Not Ready!
Kids always near me Morning, afternoon, and night Mom needs a drink, strong It is day 44 of lockdown for my family. 44 days of no school. 44 days of no driving anywhere. 44 days confined to only our home and yard. My husband is an essential worker, so he goes out. Me and the…… Continue reading 44 Days Of Quarantine
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
Today is the 36th day that my children and I have been in Isolation. The 36th day of no school, no in-person shopping, no parks, movies, or gyms… Really though, ask me how upset I am that Make Believe and The Jump Yard are closed…I hate those places anyway. Don’t judge me – you hate…… Continue reading It’s OK
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?
Last week, we had a Fancy Dinner Party. Because, why the hell not? To be clear, it wasn’t an actual party. Just Mommy & Daddy, plus three kiddos. There is a long list of stuff we can’t take our kids to do right now. We can’t go out to eat, can’t go to the park,…… Continue reading Dining in Style During Covid-Isolation
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
Internet Trolls suck. Trolls are the ass-hats that comment on social media posts with the intention to either get a rise out of others or start an argument. Even when citing facts, Trolls thrive on provoking and poking the bear. Their opinion itself is never the quarrel-starter. It’s their “passive-aggressive, close-minded, screw you, I’m right”…… Continue reading Coronavirus Trolls
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