Playgrounds have to be one of the greatest inventions ever. If my children have been good all week and the weather is nice, then I will usually take them to the playground near school on Friday afternoons. It's our way of ending the busy school week and starting the weekend in a fun way. That's … Continue reading At the Playground
With more and more people getting vaccinated and more places reopening, summer traveling is picking back up. As for us, we recently went to Disneyland! I had actually wanted to do this trip last year, but the pandemic put a halt to everything. Anyhow, it worked out better for us to go this year because … Continue reading Disneyland Fun
Like many people, we chose not to take our children to the pumpkin patch nor trick-or-treating this year for Halloween. Some people might say that our kids missed out, but I disagree. It was obviously safer for all of us to stay at home. Don't worry, we made sure to have fun as a family! … Continue reading Halloween: Covid19 Style
Isn't it interesting how memories are made? Sometimes, you make them intentionally. This could be done with taking part in traditions or attending special events. Sometimes, they happen out of life's circumstances and seemingly random events. There are happy memories, such as graduating from college. There are sad memories, such as a loved one passing … Continue reading Making Memories
You may have noticed that there has been a lot of interest in the mental health benefits of coloring for adults. I did some research and here's a link to a list of 8 therapeutic benefits. Very cool stuff! It makes sense, then, that there's also been a trend in coloring books and coloring apps … Continue reading Coloring Books
So yesterday morning, I woke up at 4:30. It's rare that I ever wake up that early, and believe me, I wish I could have slept longer. Sleep is high up on my list of priorities. After tossing and turning a bit, I realized it would be better to just let go and let God, … Continue reading 4:30 a.m.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are all reminded that it's not just a time to pig out and watch football with our family, it's a time to give thanks! Today's blog post is all about the small joys in life. It's easy to recognize the big ones: events like graduating from college or … Continue reading The Little Things