Tag: Parenting

Home Alone – The Mom Edition!

O…M…G!!! I’m finally home alone. All my children and spouse went out of the house together, without ME!!!!! This never happens, especially since March 2020. I telework, homeschool and operate a daycare while my main (pseudo) social activity is grocery shopping. So what happens next? Do I take a nap, blast my music, play NBA2K,…

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Whine Vs. Wine Tournament

*This post is humorous in nature and does not reflect my actual parenting skills or wine consumption. If you or someone you know needs support for alcohol use, feel free to check out https://www.alcohol.org/treatment/hotline/ or call 866-842-8161* So let the Tournament begin…Here are the matchups! WHINE WINE I ONLY WANT MY SIBLINGS TOYS             RIESLING DOING…

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Time out, Ref!

In sports timeouts are key! It allows the athletes to rest, regroup, refocus, reflect and refuel. New strategies are implemented, the momentum can shift, and substitutions made. (Fans can also take a quick bathroom break or grab some snacks). Wow, this sport aka parenting is fast paced, physical, intense, unpredictable, yet oh so rewarding. As…

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Nanny’s Garden

Today (October 30th) would’ve been my grandmother’s (who I fondly called Nanny) 91st birthday. Nanny heartbreakingly passed away just shy of her 89th birthday on what would be the most painful day for my entire family, a community and for the generations to come. In addition to my mother and father, Nanny was definitely instrumental…

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The Real Workout!

Thought of the day… How come my back hurts more now than when I actually worked out in a gym? Perhaps from lifting 50+ pounds toddler twins, crawling on the floor as a dinosaur or random farm animal, carrying 11 pounds of laundry up and down the stairs, washing every children’s colorful plate, cup, and…

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Hot Coffee for the WIN!

I joined the coffee drinking world several years ago after my first child was born. Prior to this momentous occasion I could not tolerate the smell or taste of anything coffee related. Lack of sleep became part of my routine and so I turned to the caffeinated savior aka coffee. I recall having to phone…

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