My husband now has a formal, benefits-eligible part time job. I’m excited for him to be working in a field he enjoys, bringing joy to others, but thought this would be a good time to reflect. How will his working a few evenings a week, and the weekends, change our family dynamic? Do we need to examine our split of household chores? And what do women feel like when they’re no longer the breadwinner (NOTE: not applicable to me, but it’s a conversations I’ve had with others). We’ll talk about that and more today.
September 11, 2001, is a day that will live in infamy. For me, that day is all tied up in my wedding on September 15th 2001 – and my honeymoon only about a week later. Today I’m reflecting on my memories of that day, and the events that followed, and reminding you to reflect and prepare.
This year I didn’t do any back to school shopping for my teenager and middle schooler. Check out more about why, what we did instead, how we shop for back to school, and what I like to do with the money we save.
My middle son has a thing for narwhals. If you’re not familiar with them, they’re often called the “unicorn of the sea”. To me, they look kind of like a cross between a whale and a unicorn. A long time ago, he did a science project on narwhals, and ever since they’ve been his favorite […]
This past weekend was the opening of blueberry season here in CT – at least at our favorite local farm. We like to go to Litchfield Hills Blueberry Farm because they have a huge farm and a tremendous variety of berries, meaning the growing season is months long as opposed to just a few weeks. […]
A little over a week ago I wrote some musings about TV, and a challenge I was going to undertake. Essentially, I wanted to cut out (or way down) my smartphone usage for a week. Why? Because I found myself reaching for my phone way too often for my taste. I already don’t watch a […]