Well, here we are. It's the beginning of the new year and the holidays are over. Now it's time to pay off those credit cards (ahh, shit), clean up all the holiday clutter (all of a sudden the red and green decor is the worst), and get life back to normal. As I'm sitting here … Continue reading Those Post-Holiday Blues
It's supposedly the most wonderful time of the year. And it's hard for it not to be with all the twinkling lights, delicious cookies, gifts, all the magic and excitement, and of course the sacred time spent with friends and family. We find excuses to buy more, eat more, give more, laugh more. More, more, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Protect Your Mental Wellness This Holiday Season
In this list you will find some highly recommended gifts for your child. I stuck to age ranges 0-5 because otherwise I could go on ALL DAY! I also made sure to include some toys that encouraged indoor ACTIVE PLAY. That is something we struggle with at our house during the winter months, so I'm … Continue reading Gifts For Kids (0-5 years)
In just a few short hours, Halloween will be over. You will have managed costumes, trying to feed your kids dinner, tantrums, the candy rush, teenagers thinking it's funny to scare the little kids (a-holes), tantrums, trick or treaters, running out of candy, tantrums, explaining to your child that he or she is going to … Continue reading Celebrating Halloween After the Kids are (Finally) in Bed.
Any time someone asks me what I want for Christmas, I sort of draw a blank. Maybe because I spend so much time thinking about what everyone else might want that I kind of forget about myself. So I've put together a list of things that I would personally LOVE to receive on Christmas morning … Continue reading Gifts for Her
Why are some men so hard to shop for? I mean most of the men in my life are pretty straight forward and always appreciative of most anything they get. So you wouldn't think it would be that hard. But low and behold, every year I'm stumped when it comes to picking out their gifts. … Continue reading Gifts For Him