Birthdays and holidays are tricky enough to make special during average times. Figuring out the right activities, the perfect restaurant, who to invite, what gifts to get… Now add in a quarantine. Tricky becomes even tricker. Especially when kids are … Continue reading 3+ME: Kids’ birthdays in quarantine
I bounce.I sing.I snack.I overshare.I overthink.I laugh.I hug too tight and feel too much.I procrastinate and don’t text back and get distracted (squirrel!) This is me on a normal day. It’s also me in quarantine — except, my family is … Continue reading 3+ME: Laugh. It’s good for you (and your stepkids. Even after you almost punch them)
“I need makeup,” I told my stepson. We were in costume to role-play his latest adventure. He was going to be a shadow demon, while his dad and I were warriors. However, as a warrior, a sweater and jeans would … Continue reading 3+ME: Intimidating and beautiful
LOTS of changes (that happened reeeeeally quickly) have plunged literally ALL of us into a weird new Unknown, and some of us are finding fresh and exciting things to complain about. But (most of the time) everything doesn’t actually suck. … Continue reading What’s your glass-half-full look like?
Oh hey, school is closed for three weeks. Along with all other activities, including eating out, chilling at the coffee shop, going to the library, socializing and hanging out with friends — literally All The Things one is SUPPOSED to … Continue reading 3+ME: The stepkids are home for a while
Bad stuff, like actual Bad stuff with a capital B, happens to Other People. All the sad news you read about, the horror stories you hear, the suffering people go through — it’s all terrible. But it happens to Them. … Continue reading 3+ME: Bad stuff happens to Other People
I need. Need. Need. My alone time. (I’m selfish that way. Like seriously you have no idea.) So over a year ago, I tried going to the coffee shop before the kids woke up in the mornings. That way I … Continue reading 3+ME: Girl-time > me-time (sometimes)