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  • Parenting

    Setting our Summer Routines

    Okay. School has been out for nearly 2 weeks now, but I feel like the routine part of summer is just starting. I’m also realizing there basically IS NO CONSISTENT ROUTINE this summer –…

    June 20, 2023
  • life Parenting

    End of School, I Need 186 Hours, ETC

    Last DAY!!! I brought Target gift cards (and thank you notes!) around to the teachers yesterday morning. There was nothing Pinterest-y about it, but if I were a teacher I would prefer a pile…

    June 6, 2023
  • Fitness Parenting

    Workout Report Etc

    Limping to the finish . . . I’m so ready for school to end. I really am. But I will say G’s dance recital was the cutest thing ever, and I smiled a lot.…

    June 4, 2023
  • Parenting

    Screen Free Month, So Far

    When Josh and I declared May “Screen Free Month”, I admit I also braced myself. We had gotten into some really bad patterns with kid screen time, namely allowing regular weeknight TV watching as…

    May 23, 2023
  • life Parenting

    Kids / Activities / Growing Up

    I remember . . . . . . that there was a time when I saw other people that had kids heavily involved in sports and thought, “Not us! No way will I let…

    May 10, 2023
  • life Parenting

    Marginless Day, Screen Time, Etc

    Today has been a day without margin Run –> Drive kids –> Speak in G’s class –> Podcast recording –> BLPA –> Podcast interview (BOBW guest) –> Drive kids to orthodontist. OMG. I truly…

    May 2, 2023
  • life Parenting

    Evening Unease

    I had some weird evening ennui yesterday. I can’t even figure out why! I just felt down and irritated and honestly, there was literally no objective reason. (I mean: it was objectively bad that…

    April 27, 2023