The First Day of Kindergarten During a Pandemic

My son started kindergarten yesterday, and although it wasn't quite the first day of school I'd been imagining due to the COVID pandemic, it actually went really well. A Little Bit of Normal We live close to school, so our day started with a bike ride, just like I've been imaging we'd do since we … Continue reading The First Day of Kindergarten During a Pandemic

Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

I've been looking forward to my son starting Kindergarten since his toddler days, but unfortunately due to COVID-19, his first day of school is not going to be quite like I imagined. I've been watching, waiting and hoping things would improve, but here in Florida it just seems to be getting worse. While I'm glad … Continue reading Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

Everyone is a little extra stressed these days due to the effects of COVID stretching across the world. My anxiety got the best of me last month and I landed in the ER due to a panic attack that made me think I was about to die from a heart attack. The anxiety issue is … Continue reading How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I've been listing a lot of stuff on Poshmark and eBay this week, and I just sold my very last piece of maternity clothing: a pair of GAP Long and Lean maternity jeans. My feelings were bittersweet as I wrapped my favorite stretchy top jeans up in tissue paper, wondering how far along the mama-to-be … Continue reading A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I Hosted a Virtual Party for the Silk’n Titan

Months ago I volunteered to host an in-person demo party for Tryazon and the Silk'n Titan - a skin tightening, lifting and anti-aging device you can use at home. Then the COVID situation got worse so I decided to try my first virtual party using Facebook rooms. It found it was kind of weird, kind … Continue reading I Hosted a Virtual Party for the Silk’n Titan

How We Adapted to Challenges of COVID-19

When the world changes, you have to change with it. So when COVID-19 hit and quarantine kicked in, we had to make some changes to our daily life and we had to adapt quickly. No more school, working from home, social distancing and mask wearing were just a few of the things that suddenly became … Continue reading How We Adapted to Challenges of COVID-19

My Face Mask is Not a Political Statement

When I donned my face mask before entering the UPS store yesterday, I didn't think I was making a political statement. I just didn't want anyone's "droplets" to get near me. Then later while checking the news, it seems to be all over the place - that the decision to wear a mask is somehow … Continue reading My Face Mask is Not a Political Statement

I Had the Best Mother’s Day Ever

This year, due to COVID-19 quarantine, we made no big plans for Mother's Day. We didn't go anywhere for brunch, I didn't get all dressed up for a fancy dinner, I pretty much didn't even need to get out of my pajamas and I LOVED IT. Let the Mother's Day Festivities Begin! First I got … Continue reading I Had the Best Mother’s Day Ever

Happy Star Wars Day from a Galaxy Not So Far Away

I usually spend May the 4th celebrating Star Wars while dressed up in a costume at different events around town. This year due to all that COVID-19 business, Star Wars Day will be celebrated at home, by watching Star Wars on TV, most likely in pajamas. This pic is of me and my son last … Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day from a Galaxy Not So Far Away

Quarantine, COVID-19 and the Introvert

As COVID-19 swept through the world and quarantine (or Safer at Home) orders were announced, every introvert was suddenly given permission to just be their natural selves. Stay at home and avoid interacting with people? No problem! That's what I really wanted to do anyway! In one way, it was a great relief to take … Continue reading Quarantine, COVID-19 and the Introvert