I Paid My Son For Grades

2020 was a rough year. My kids, along with basically the whole world were ripped from their schools and thrown into distance learning. We learned how to distance learn and we still are distance learning as of currently. It hasn’t been easy, but we’re managing.

Surviving 2020 The Best They Can

We all know this year has been rough. We’re in the middle of a what feels like neverending pandemic. Jobs have been lost, schools are closed, businesses are closed, restaurants are closed. Everything is a mess. We try to go about our lives as normal, but this isn’t normal. Among everything that’s happened, our kidsContinue reading “Surviving 2020 The Best They Can”

Keep Going You Got This

Inspiration comes from everywhere. Yesterday while talking to a friend on the phone I was inspired to write this. Many of the struggles people face we don’t see. Going through your day suffering through anxiety, depression, grief, etc. You put a smile on your face and people have no idea what you are going through.Continue reading “Keep Going You Got This”

I Miss The Pre-Pandemic Days

I was sitting here just reminiscing about the good days. The pre-pandemic days. The repetitive days. Doing the same things day in and day out without even thinking. It was like when you’re driving and suddenly you’re home. You know you drove yourself, but you do it so often you don’t remember the drive itself.Continue reading “I Miss The Pre-Pandemic Days”

The First Day Of School Looked Different This Year

The first day of school looked so different for us this year. It wasn’t just because of Covid and distance learning, but the fires all around our beautiful state of Oregon. I didn’t want to write about them because I didn’t want anyone thinking I was using that to get views, but that’s the realityContinue reading “The First Day Of School Looked Different This Year”

Mommy Needs A Timeout

I was talking on the phone last night with an amazing friend. We haven’t talked for a while so we were catching up on all the happenings in our lives over the last few months. She said something that really got me thinking. I need to put myself in a timeout.

Distance Learning Love It Or Hate It Set A Good Example

I myself have been vocal about distance learning and how much I wasn’t a fan. It wasn’t the worst thing to happen, but not something we were equipped for. If I wanted to teach my kids from home I would homeschool. I understand that it was the only option with what was happening and theContinue reading “Distance Learning Love It Or Hate It Set A Good Example”

I’m Not A Schedule Mom – Quarantine

All rules and everything we knew went out the window when quarantine started. I guess now we’re technically off quarantine, but things still aren’t back to normal and we have to wear masks everywhere we can’t maintain social distancing. The kids will be distance learning this year as well at least until November. I’m soContinue reading “I’m Not A Schedule Mom – Quarantine”

Feeling Like A Failure Lately

Ironic isn’t it? I preach about stopping the self-doubt and how we’re not failures because no one’s perfect and we all have our days. Yet here I am feeling like a failure. Feeling like I’m not living up to the mom I know I can be. Feeling completely depleted and like I have nothing leftContinue reading “Feeling Like A Failure Lately”

Don’t Just Get Over It, Feel Every Bit Of It

Recently my son went through something he asked me not to talk about. Out of respect for him I won’t, but it sparked a conversation with multiple people. Some were saying to get over it and some weren’t. Me being me didn’t agree, but I feel like it’s something important to talk about so let’sContinue reading “Don’t Just Get Over It, Feel Every Bit Of It”