We are super excited in our house because we have a new nephew! He is so super cute and we are just enamored with him. He’s so teeny tiny and just absolutely perfect. What especially warms my heart is that my kids are over the moon about him. My daughter is the youngest in the family, and at 7, it’s been a while since there has been a baby around! [Read more…]
IknowI have mentioned this multiple times here on the blog, but yikes, my brain is FRIED. Between managing the schedule of my two kids, my husband, myself, our social lives, sports, work, etc… I feel like my brain has hit capacity 100 times over. I have quite a few systems for dumping my brain out and remembering things. For convenience purposes, though, the stock Notes app on my iPhone is a lifesaver. [Read more…]
There are days where I’m just flat out sick of all the freaking technology that surrounds us. Like, WHY OH WHY does everything NEED TO BE CHARGED? It makes me crazy! And now that our kids have tablets and iPods and even these fitness tracker things now, I’m constantly charging something or being asked about charging something.
This is, however, the day and age we are living in. And not only are we constantly charging something, but we are always entering passwords into a website or an app or our phones or computers. It’s non-stop! To save myself a lot of aggravation, I made all my passwords the same. I thought NO ONE WILL GUESS MY SUPER SECRET CLEVER PASSWORD! I know that all the advice for keeping yourself safe online tells me otherwise, but that won’t happen to me.
Wrong. [Read more…]
My son is in third grade this year, and in Massachusetts, that’s the first year of state standardized testing. With this being all new to us, we’ve figured out some good tricks and tips that have helped us get through the first year without any issues.
While we don’t have his results yet, he feels pretty confident that he did well. Here are some tips that we used to help him feel ready for the exams. [Read more…]
In my 38 years on this earth, I have never even uttered the words “I love to workout.” I have learned to like it somewhat, but even saying that is a stretch. I would always read articles on how to stick to a workout routine, but they were all written by fitness experts or people who are genuinely drawn to physical exertion, of which I am neither.
I feel like at this point in my life, I have basically just learned to suck it up and exercise. It’s not my favorite, but as I age, I realize the importance of maintaining my health. I have just learned that no matter what, it’s going to be a part of my life that has to be done.
Here are my tips, from a certified exercise hater (that’s me!) And by no means is there an actual certification, I just certified myself– I hate it that much.