Tag Archives: parenting

Well . . . I Guess I Made It

I have no idea why I’m so tired.  Think I tried to wear more hats than my head was able to handle.  Too exhausted to list them, but I juggled a lo.  There was stuff with grad school, work, writing, … Continue reading

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Drawing with the Kiddo

I rearranged things for a fun post today.  This isn’t about me really.  My son has been doing art using a Youtube channel called ‘Art for Kids Hub’.  It was introduced to us during a school assignment and he did … Continue reading

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Fireworks? Eh, That’s Old News. Time for Goals

Seriously, there have been fireworks going off almost nightly for at least three weeks. If I didn’t have a son, I wouldn’t have noticed them any more.  Doesn’t look like any official shows are going on, so we’ll probably head … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Plans

Full disclosure: I’m writing this up on April 7th.  Partially because it’s still the middle of the pandemic in New York and I have no idea what the future holds.  Going to be pretty funny when I forget I wrote … Continue reading

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On the Edge of Completion of Many Things

I was tempted to start this off by talking about current events.  Then, I remembered all of the arguments I’ve gotten into this week.  You see, I think about the psychological impact of an action and play devil’s advocate too … Continue reading

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Didn’t I Do a Goal Post Only 2 Days Ago?

This is really becoming the hardest post for me to write every week.  I can’t tell if it’s because I’m not doing much or time doesn’t feel the same.  Days come off as years, but weeks are like minutes.  When … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Guess I Was Due for a Rough Week

This week didn’t go smoothly.  The schoolwork was fairly intense because a lot of new skills and actions were introduced.  First, analyzing a Longfellow poem with a kid who is literal to the bone is an act of patience.  “Dust … Continue reading

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Goal Post: How’s Everybody Doing?

The title is a genuine question.  It was an option for tomorrow, but I have something for Mother’s Day.  My head isn’t exactly in the game either, so I’m having trouble focusing on stuff.  Part of the reason is I … Continue reading

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Goal Post: The Weather Didn’t Help This Week

The lockdown, quarantine, stay-at-home orders, or whatever you want to call it is hard enough without crappy weather.  At least for me, I’d rather it be nice outside, so I can open a window or feel warm.  Take a step … Continue reading

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Seriously, These Weeks Are Turning into Months

Betting everyone feels like these weeks are just an endless cycle of nothing.  Sure, the sun goes up and down to signify the passage of time.  Yet, it doesn’t feel like it means a difference since every day is basically … Continue reading

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