This past December during my thyroid surgery recovery, my mother-in-law, who is a brilliant artist, spent some quite time with me. She inspired me to try my hand in painting. She brought over her supplies and bought me a canvas. “No rules,” she said. “Just chose colors you love and go for it!” So I took her advice. And it turns out, one of my favorite gifts to my … [Read more...] about My Family’s Artistic Afternoon
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Some of our best memories as kids were the times spent in the kitchen baking holiday cookies with our mom. And now, with our own kids, this is still one of our favorite things to do. The difference is that now with the hectic holiday season we don’t have to stress over finding a full day to bake as we’ve created some fun, delicious and healthy holiday cookies that don’t take … [Read more...] about Healthy Cranberry Holiday Cookies You Can Make with the Kids
10 Big Time Savers for Working - Homeschooling - Online Schooling Moms By trying these life hacks you can give yourself a few extra hours a day and less stress. Hey Mama’s, I’m a single, well actually solo parent of two kids and I work full time in a high-stress career where burnout is a real thing. It seems like working moms are bearing the brunt of this pandemic. As if … [Read more...] about 10 Big Time Savers For Moms
From the first time we dropped him off at nursery school, our son has always enjoyed going to school. Admittedly, in the earliest days, my husband and I employed a bit of “drop and run” strategy - we didn’t want to linger at the door and make it harder for him to detach. That was probably more for my sake than his, but it worked for us. While other parents struggled with … [Read more...] about Our First Three Weeks of Virtual Kindergarten = Success!
I marvel at people who actually choose to homeschool voluntarily, what on earth were they thinking? Covid-19 has forced many of us into the position of home ‘teachers,’ as well as juggling our day jobs, and the pain is very, very real. Just how are you supposed to be a mom or a dad, an employee or a boss, and a teacher all at the same time? Here are five steps that are working … [Read more...] about Home Schooling – How to Survive, Thrive and Not Lose Your Mind