Social media is such a joy around the new year, isn’t it? Sure, we get the flood of ads for cleanses, detoxes, and fitness hula hoops. There are articles about making resolutions we can stick to and friends’ announcements of their word or quote for the coming year. New year, new you. Become your best… Read More A Toast to Accomplishing Basically Nothing in 2023
Well, Christmas is officially over. The decorations are covered in dust and need to be packed away. The lights outside are frozen to the house and need to be unplugged. The inflatable snowman and Santa are half buried in snow and one has a broken light bulb. The elf has returned to the North Pole. The remaining Christmas cookies are stale. The magic of the season is gone. And in its place we have winter.… Read More New Year, New Winter
Everywhere you look on the internet these days bloggers are posting the Best of 2015. Best books, recipes, posts, you name it. There are also a plethora of resolution and goal setting for 2016 posts out there. Well, I’m happy to tell you that you’ll find none of that in this post. Knowing you’d be… Read More My un-resolution for 2016.
I have had one or both kids at home with me for several days spanning the period from Christmas to the present. Yesterday was the first day back to the public schools, where my older daughter attends preschool, but it was cut short due to snow. We quickly received notice that school would be closed… Read More Cranky New Year: The Top Three Reasons Ringing in the New Year with My Kids Was Difficult, Albeit Memorable