Archive for the #happylifetweaks Tag

Of SHIT, Preschoolers, and Electoral Politics

Weeewwww Nellieeeeeeee!!!! How about that election?  What a roller coaster! Anyone feel like somehow the great country of America just completely lost their shit? Understandable. But we haven’t lost our shit. That’s good and bad news. The shit is still here.  Lurking like a smuggled turd in my preschooler’s boxer briefs.  Lurking beneath the surface.  The proverbial shit is still
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#happylifetweaks: Managing the Melissa & Doug Sticker Mess

A few years ago, I read a blog post discussing great quiet activities and toys for toddlers and preschoolers.  One of the suggested toys was the Melissa & Doug brand reusable sticker sets. Reusable stickers?  I was intrigued. A quick Amazon search revealed they’re basically like the Colorforms of my childhood – only way better. I loved Colorforms!  I HAVE
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#Happylifetweaks: Reluctant Mother v Sodium

Few months back Husband had one of those slightly bullshit health screens at work. I say slightly bullshit because I had been in a state of partial denial ever since. .  . My Husband, who weighs not much more than he did in High School. . .and yo yos 3 pounds max; My Husband, who runs 3 to 5 miles
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Reluctant Mother Attempts #Happylifetweaks

So, it’s frequently cold and dark in these parts this time of year.  Whether you have children or not, the weather might leave you feeling a little glum. I’m certainly hearing from several of my “mom friends” that the winter is starting to wear on them mentally, emotionally. . .parenting feels harder. . .motivation is lacking. . .chores feel wretched.
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