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  • life Parenting

    Sunday Things

    Trying to have a better day today. Nothing was inherently bad yesterday; I just never felt like it was much fun. However, I woke up feeling better this morning. Highlights: I did go running…

    February 27, 2022
  • life Parenting Work

    Break in the Routine

    Sometimes I guess routines are made for breaking. We met up with some old friends (and their kids) in Ft. Lauderdale last night, visiting from Rhode Island. I cannot remember the last time Josh…

    February 23, 2022
  • Parenting

    Helpful Podcast Eps + House Rules

    3 podcast episodes that helped me recently: 1- When You Just Can’t – The Life Coach School Podcast. I have mixed feeling about TLCS business model and all life coaching programs that encourage becoming…

    January 25, 2022
  • Parenting

    Current Kid Obsessions That I Actually Enjoy

    1- The Thundermans. Is it slightly embarrassing to admit that I actually kind of like watching this show (from Nickelodeon, but currently available on Netflix)? Perhaps. But whatever, it’s a big deal. This show…

    January 11, 2022
  • Goals Parenting

    2022 Goal Series: 1:1 Time

    Here’s the 2nd of 8 “major” goals for next year! I want more 1:1 time with everyone, especially the kids + Josh. “Thurs-Date” Annabel came up with this concept – we pick a day…

    December 30, 2021
  • Parenting Work


    R O L L E R C O A S T E R Well. My plan is not working out very well. Annabel woke up yesterday with a sore throat + cough, and we…

    December 22, 2021
  • Parenting

    And Then She Was 4 . . .

    Genevieve: A retrspective! Birthday: 1: 2: 3: Freshly 4! Taken 5 minutes ago! Our feisty, independent, effervescent, creative 3rd child. I am so excited to see what 4 has in store!…

    December 11, 2021
  • life Parenting Reading

    Life Updates

    1- Feeling my feelings more . . . I think the elimination of scrolling from my life has had an unintended side effect some days of allowing myself to feel more sadness. My usual…

    December 7, 2021
  • Parenting

    Fun that was actually fun

    Last night’s Thanksgiving fun was actually fun! For me, and not just the kids! It’s just so much easier to parent on home turf, even though the actual Thanksgiving event was ~40 min away…

    November 26, 2021