When all of this COVID-19 “fun” began, folks were flocking to the stores, stocking up (we’re using this term versus hoarding, but if you bought 47 packages of toilet paper, that’s not stocking up.) Not going to lie – we...
It’s 2020. We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, social distancing has become something we accept, because at least it’s some sort of human interaction and if you’re friends are anything like mine, EVERYONE is pregnant. Between now...

Lunches During Virtual School

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As a mom who is always nutrition conscious first, I’m counting my blessings with being able to ensure my kids are eating great during their school day–at least while they are still home and in virtual school for the...
  I caught a glimpse of you today.The sun danced in your eyes and memories flooded my heart.The structure of your face is changing but visions of your chubby cheeks staring up at me made me want to...
In late June my family contracted COVID-19. It was far and away one of the least favorite experiences of our lives. My husband I were, unfortunately, super sick. Our small children (4 & 2), never showed any symptoms. The...
All of our kids had their school year cut short without notice and then had what will probably be the strangest, loneliest summer. We all hope they won’t have to experience anything like it again. But as we say...
“Eso fue SO exciting!” “Mamá, dónde está mi casqueta?” and “Quiero una pomme de terre!” are typical phrases you’ll hear on a daily basis in my casa. Frenglish, Spanglish, Esfrañol is what happens when you add more than one...
This pandemic has been going on for longer than anyone expected, and it made the world switch to a whole new reality of virtual everything.  We’ve all done it––Zoom meetings, virtual happy hours, and FaceTime family game night. We’ve been...
Mother's Day is a holiday that we moms hold in such high regard: the day when we are finally given our due respect and honor as the HBIC of our esteemed homes. Except in actuality, it means that moms...
In 1943, my Grandma brought home a little wooden table for her two children.  She probably didn’t think much of a small wooden table, just that it was a practical table to have for her kids to gather around. Many...
During this time of social distancing, many of us have adopted new hobbies or gone back to something that we haven’t done in a long time: from painting and crafting, to cooking and exercising, among many other things. In my...
We’ve all seen the memes about 2020 so far. We’ve laughed at the YouTube videos and nodded our heads in agreement as the phrases resonate all too well with our lives. Currently, I am taking a break from the...

The Death of a Pet

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Our cat, Tino, passed away in October. His was a slow, gradual decline and he was in his late teens when his health finally failed him, so his death didn’t come as a surprise to any of us. But...

Just Keep Scrolling.

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2020 is a real jerk.I mean, what's next, ducks with shark teeth that have been living underground for the past decade but just surfaced above the soil and only eat human feet?Seriously. It's been a year....and we're...

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During this time of social distancing, many of us have adopted new hobbies or gone back to something that we haven’t done in a...