Before and After. Thoughts on life before quarantine and “new normals”

People keep talking about the new normal we’re going to have to adjust to when things start to open back up. I have mixed feelings about this phrase because I have mixed feelings about what life in quarantine has been like. The things I will miss and the things I won’t miss if and whenContinue reading “Before and After. Thoughts on life before quarantine and “new normals””

What Would The First Lady Say? 10 Quotes for Moving Forward.

Is anyone else just exhausted with the world right now? I’m not going to get political because ugh my heart is just not hearing it right now and I think that you can already find those kinds of words on literally every corner of the internet right now. But if you are running low onContinue reading “What Would The First Lady Say? 10 Quotes for Moving Forward.”

What do your clothes say about you?

I was folding my daughter’s laundry last night and chuckling to myself over the absolute cuteness and chaos of the various patterns of leggings she has amassed lately. Being a terribly fashionable seven year old diva, she has a lot of opinions about her wardrobe these days and other than financing her endeavors, I don’tContinue reading “What do your clothes say about you?”

5 Little Happiness Boosting Ideas.

Lately I’ve been feeling weighed down by the little itty bits of every day life. The kids and marriage are great, I have wonderful friends, my family is doing well and the weather is gorgeous. The mental checklist of “Big Happy Things” can be checked and double checked. So the blahs are coming from theContinue reading “5 Little Happiness Boosting Ideas.”

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.

Sometimes when I’m on the internet I read something that is so amazing, clever, refreshing, heartbreaking, informative, special, memorable, adorable or some mixture of the lot that I think, “Thank god for the internet – bringing us all closer together.” Sometimes when I am talking to a loved one online that would be difficult toContinue reading “Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.”