Life

COVID-19

There’s a sickness going around

Dear kids, Before now, the last pandemic to have an affect on my life personally was the Swine Flu pandemic of 2009-2010. Even then, the effects were minimal. I received...

How am I not rich yet?

Once upon a time, I had the crazy idea to make a website. It didn’t go as planned. I had it in my head that I would make Pinterest-worthy blog...

Meeting with the teacher, and pest control

Dear Oliver, Today was parent/teacher interview day. You didn’t have school. Since you are in “big kid” school and your brother is not, sometimes there are days where you don’t...

Cruising with children

My family and I went on a Disney Cruise in the fall of 2016. My kids were 3½ and 13 months old. This was my first cruise, and I wasn’t...

The spousal assumption

Internet, I have something to tell you. I am single. A single mom, in fact. I have no spouse. Well, I suppose I do, technically. But, we are separated, and...

I took a vacation without children

I took a vacation without children

Earlier this month, I took a vacation to Cuba without my children. Did you hear that? I am a mother, and I took a vacation without my children. My friends...

Hiking in Duncan's Cove

Hiking in Duncan’s Cove

Two weeks ago my family went on a hike to Duncan’s Cove in Nova Scotia. It was sunny and not too cold, though it was a bit wet in spots....