It’s been a rough transition home for the kids

The boys came home this afternoon. I picked them up about 2pm. I surprised them by bringing Ruby along, which I would immediately regret. We’ll just say she’s a nervous traveler and leave it at that. She was happy to see the boys and they were thrilled to see her. She was excited to see …

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When Schools Are Closed (feat. Matthew Boulay) S3E23

When Schools Are Closed

When Schools Are Closed (feat. Matthew Boulay) In this episode, I speak with Matthew Boulay about education in the advent of COVID19, as well as the importance of summer learning. We talk about his new book “When Schools are Closed: A Guide for parents to discover the extraordinary power of summer learning in the era …

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Parenting breaks are bittersweet for me

I fully intended to publish this last night and I didn’t. The boys are already at their moms and I’m publishing this now because better late than never. ☺ The boys are so excited because they are seeing their mom in the morning. I’m dropping them off and picking them back up on Sunday. They’ve …

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Home Entertainment For Kids

Home Entertainment For Kids When parents think about entertaining their children, places like the cinema and amusement parks might be the first things that spring to mind. However, there are plenty of activities that you can do at home which are sure to delight your children. Let’s look at some of the best options that …

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Life is rough and I’m struggling with #depression

I know that I talk about the bad days quite a bit and that can be depressing to read. There are so many factors that go into writing about my experience and generally, I err on the side of transparency. My intention is not to be depressing but rather to be open about my Depression. …

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Why we all need a bit of downtime

If you’re a busy parent, life can feel like one endless series of problems to solve. Some people can just plow straight through, dealing with all the issues as they arise. Others, however, get burned out. And that’s when the real trouble starts. Getting downtime is vital for several reasons. But, as with so many …

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