A Breakup Letter Delivered To My Living Room

When I first met you, you were so vibrant and full of life.  So perfect and clean.  A flawless color of off-white that begged for latte walls to match. I gave you everything you ever wanted.  You got your coffee-flavored walls and strong wooden window treatments. I furnished you with green microfiber couches and a…… Continue reading A Breakup Letter Delivered To My Living Room

Summer Is Back On! My Beach Bod Is Not Ready!

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!

Taboo Topics: Why I Tell My Kids When I Am Wrong

Everyone makes mistakes. Mistakes are not limited to children who are learning and growing. Parents mess up too. And that’s OK. There is a notion out there that since you are perfect in the eyes of your child, you SHOULD be perfect. You SHOULD keep that image going for your kids. I am here to…… Continue reading Taboo Topics: Why I Tell My Kids When I Am Wrong

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