so-tired

When my kids were babies I legit fantasized about sleep. I’d wake up in the morning after a long night and plan out when I might be able to take a nap. Then I held on for that moment. In my most desperate times I would do anything I could to rest and would position…

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Today I wore my mask for you

Today I wore a mask to Target. I was hot. I was uncomfortable. My glasses were foggy. No one could see my really cute lipstick I had just applied before I put my mask on because I still have standards to uphold people. (Also the lipstick thing is automatic and I keep forgetting about the…

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this is just how things are right now

This is just how things are right now.   I read these words somewhere recently and they’ve been tumbling around in my mind in a way that’s mostly helpful to my tired heart.   I look at my face after a long day, my ultra wear lipstick (that’s actually some sort of paint I think)…

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teachers_lend_your_ears

Teachers. Lend me your ears. Also anyone in education in any capacity during this madness. I have words for you and those that love you. First, we are grateful. I see you in the classroom leading a troop of masked students who may have entered your classroom unsure of what this year would be like…

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give ourselves a break

One of the hardest things right now is the energy it takes to go through what used to be a normal day while in the middle of a pandemic that we hoped would be over by now. We’ve been living in wait for over a half a year now and we are frankly just bone…

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lessons learned

If you are worried your kids are falling behind right now let me tell you a little story to reassure your soul. We’ve been adjusting to online school here…and by adjusting I mean winging it each day until winging it feels normal. I also like to call this living in the moment because it sounds…

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