From conversations with girlfriends I've gathered that there are wide-ranging views on whether distance learning is working for your family (or not). For some of us the materials we've been given are working out great, for others they are not the right fit for our child(ren)'s educational, social, . . .
April is here! One thing I have always noticed about April is the sheer number of birthdays -- we have two in our family this month. Given the current circumstances our celebrations will have to be different this year. Amazon deliveries are delayed, we certainly can't invite friends over or even . . .
Keeping the kids entertained and our spirits high is a struggle we face every single day. They're missing their friends, I'm missing mine -- we are starting to feel all the emotions of being sequestered. The other morning one of my kids had a zoom classroom session and there was so much excitement . . .
I've been a work-from-home stay-at-home mom with kids in and out and all around during my work day for the past five years. For many of you this is your first experience with a long-term work from home arrangement with your family in the background. We're all trying to co-exist and keep up with life . . .
Move this to the top of the list to blog topics I never imagined writing. But, alas, here we are! Like many of you, our family is not good with staying still for too long. And lately we haven't been able to get through an entire dinner without endless bickering. Chalk that up to having teenagers . . .
February is the month we celebrate love. A happy occasion like Valentine's Day is a reminder and an opportunity to show your loved ones how much you appreciate them. On the flip side, sad occasions are another time when we want to show our love but it's often difficult to determine the right way to . . .