Podcast Anyone: My Top 5 and Gabby’s 1

Sometimes I need something other than music to turn to when I am driving or trying to complete my 3.3-mile walk. For the past several months, podcasts have been my go to. I am so sorry that I am just now really tuning in. My mind has been exposed to so many new people, thoughts,Continue reading “Podcast Anyone: My Top 5 and Gabby’s 1”

Movie Night/Movie Day/Movie Anytime

Movie night or binge-watching TV series is another wonderful way to connect with your kids. Movie night is a big thing for my 11-year-old and her dad. She is always giving me a rundown of the cool movies they watch together when she is with him. Movie night with me, not so cool! I willContinue reading “Movie Night/Movie Day/Movie Anytime”

Taken for Granted

At the beginning of the year, no one could have told me that in three months, life as we know it would be TOTALLY different. I would have looked at them sideways. Our “new normal” has made me grow a deep appreciation for the things that I did with ease before COVID-19. Something so simpleContinue reading “Taken for Granted”

Break Out the Board Games

In Social Distancing with an 11-year-old I told you that Gabby loves board games! The thing that is so fascinating to me is that many of the board games that we play were games that I remember playing as a child. The fact that they are still so wildly popular (okay, well maybe that is an overstatement)Continue reading “Break Out the Board Games”

NOLA! NOLA! – “Mecation” adventures

As I boarded the plane to begin my trip to NOLA (New Orleans, Louisiana) I was so excited. I was going to spend the next several days doing exactly what I wanted, when I wanted, how I wanted. Some of my family and friends questioned whether or not I had gone off the deep endContinue reading “NOLA! NOLA! – “Mecation” adventures”