Thank goodness for apple activities — from baking to science to crafts to fun — to get through all those apples you just picked! Read on for ideas of what to do with your apples!
Fall family fun – 2020 style
Fall family fun — a great chance to get outside and enjoy the crisp, cool weather before it gets too cold. Here’s a list of activities, and a funny take on how to get them all done to get your fall on no matter how busy you are.
Easy DIY STEM kit (the easiest!)
Great gift or activity idea for hours of fun exploration and creativity! Just a simple list of items you can easily find at the grocery store, lots of curiosity, and you have the perfect, easy DIY Stem kit for kids.
The real reason why back-to-school 2020 feels different
Sure we’re going back to school during a global pandemic, with all new protocol on masks and social distancing . . . but there are other reasons it feels different this year. After so much togetherness, it’s hard to be apart.
That time I tried self care and then redefined it for myself
Self care doesn’t have to be a massage and spa day. It is whatever you make it — whatever makes you feel like you’re caring for YOU. Here’s how I redefined self care for my very own self.
In defense of screen time
Screen time for kids — it’s a topic of a lot of discussion, and often judgment, among parents. But with my kids up at 5am and a bedtime of 9pm, there are a lot of hours to fill. Screen time, among several other activities and boredom busters, can actually benefit them and fill their day with periods of education, relaxation, and fun.
The complicated beginning of letting go
This is the behind the scenes look at letting go. No, not quite that. I guess it’s the behind the scenes look at beginning to let go, and not knowing how, and not wanting to, but also realizing the beauty of it, which is more than the sorrow, but mourning the changing chapters, and wanting …
35 Ways to Conquer Boredom and Have Fun at Home (aka a parent’s guide to Day 4,264 of quarantine, or summer, or beyond)
Are you bored yet? Conquer boredom, and have fun at home, whether in quarantine, summer days, or beyond. Here are 35 ways how.
Coping in 2021: “Why am I STILL so tired?” and other pandemic problems
Feeling all the feels, from stress to anxiety to loneliness, are making me TIRED! Read for an explanation of these feelings and a list of ways to get through it all.
How to help even when you feel helpless
MURDER HORNETS? Because a pandemic where people are dying and our lives have changed and we’re juggling work and schooling and the kids being home and some stuff being hard to get (toilet paper!!! frozen French fries!!!!) just wasn’t enough???? I get it. We’ve heard of killer bees. But somehow, “murder hornets” sounds so much …