Sanity Savers: Team Work Makes The Dream Work

Sanity Savers: Team Work Makes The Dream Work

Source I like to think that pre-motherhood me would do juuuuussssttttt fine with a little self-quarantine time. I was a book lover, a ponderer, a journaler and held a deep appreciation for a substantial amount of alone time. To an introvert, a little mandated self-isolation is totally palatable.... Present that same scenario to a mom [...]

Shelter In Place And Slow Your Roll

Shelter In Place And Slow Your Roll

Source Well, it’s official, the CA Governor has issued a stay-in-place order effective midnight last night.  In reality, we’ve already been in self-quarantine for how many days and I already have cabin fever. I started off this journey by launching into potty training my twins, but who is keeping score? A good idea in hindsight [...]

Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

I made passion fruit ice cream today. It was my first time making ice cream- as an adult. I was totally convinced I would need to purchase rock salt because that's how we did it when I was a kid (*old lady statement right there). Instead I bought this freezable mixing bowl assembly that works [...]

The FU In Family Fun: You No Longer Get Vacations, You Get Trips

The FU In Family Fun: You No Longer Get Vacations, You Get Trips

“You no longer get vacations, you get trips” This was a piece of soberingly true advice I received once we were promoted to parents. After a rough family vacation to Cabo last year I was more than a little weary to reattempt family travel. Thankfully, now older and wiser, this year’s vacation was the closest [...]