Category: Balancing the Busy

Seriously People….

Dear Coronavirus, COVID-19, whatever we’re calling you. I am not a fan. I miss long walks down the aisles of TJ Maxx, eating at restaurants without fear of contracting a virus, and I really miss watching my kid play baseball. Sigh. The longer people keep ignoring the quarantine orders, the longer I am stuck at …

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How I’m Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Can I take a quick break from the shiny bright lights to talk about something a little dark? Grief during the holidays. It is an unbelievable reality for so many. While I can keep it dormant most parts of the year, it seems to awaken as the leaves change and remains through the start of …

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Let’s Play! Games for Family Fun

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I can hardly contain my excitement! I feel like the holidays really begin this weekend. My kids will be out of school, the weather is FINALLY getting a little cooler, and Thursday will be a day full of family time. What better way to gather with our friends and family than over a few games? …

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Giving Back this Season

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It’s so easy to get caught up in materialism this time of year. We buy like crazy, hoping to give our family the best Christmas ever; brainstorming how we can top last year. We drive to multiple stores to find that ONE special thing that will likely be forgotten by the New Year. I certainly …

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Calm Those Christmas Crazies

Has your countdown to Christmas begun? When you’re making your list and checking it twice, did you add some time for yourself? I’m definitely in list-mode, so here are five things you can do for yourself to help calm the Christmas crazies. Clean your house. If your home is about to explode with Santa figurines …

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