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Quarantine life

Here we are, a few weeks into our new normal. Routines are starting to set in and I can’t say that they’re good ones. What began as a slight inconvenience has turned into a bit of a free-for-all. Morning wake up and bed times are very blurry. There are no real meals, minus dinner, which […]

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Running Club

I started running shortly after Josie was born and have continued sporadically over the past several years. In the beginning I swore I’d never run in an actual race, but have since run three 5Ks and a few times seriously considered training for a half marathon. Don’t worry, I didn’t actually go through with it. […]

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Zumba 101

Things I learned in my first Zumba class: I’m not nearly as coordinated as I thought. There are a lot of songs played to make up a full hour. You’ll be dancing/moving/heavy-breathing through every one of those songs. Josie is much better than I am, while barely breaking a sweat. My 14-year-old son is a […]

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Not giving up

I’m not doing it, not throwing in the towel. Most of you have probably given up on me and I completely understand. But I realized that I just need to keep writing; doesn’t need to be some big family update with a profile on each kid and what they’ve been up to. That’s too much […]

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Finishing strong…or not

I was always taught to finish strong; doesn’t matter what you’re doing, could be a big job or a small one, but finish well. I think this is an important lesson in life and have done my best to pass that down to my kids. But honestly, sometimes you’re lucky to finish something at all, […]

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Cabbage Patch Doll

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Second chances

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The new good old days

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Familiar place

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Girls Just Want To Have Fun