Indoor Gross Motor Play

I honestly try to be strategic about my toy purchases (despite what my husband thinks!) but after COVID hit and daycare was closed, I was faced with an energetic 15 month old (now 2.5 years!) who needed to move her body and develop her strength. I had gravitated towards fine motor play, because that wasContinue reading “Indoor Gross Motor Play”

How I Tackle Procrastination and Get More Done

I’m sitting at my desk, staring at my note pad.  I know what I need to do. I just can’t seem to muster up the energy to actually start.  I don’t want to do all these administrative tasks that go along with adulthood.  Why can’t someone else pay this medical bill, call the insurance provider, scheduleContinue reading “How I Tackle Procrastination and Get More Done”

30 Minutes or Less – Sweet Potato, Kale, and Soyrizo Hash

A question that is often on my mind is “What the heck am I going to eat for dinner?”  (Deep thoughts, I know) And not only what am I going to eat, but how am I going to get it together with everything else I have to do today? Every day you gotta eat, whichContinue reading “30 Minutes or Less – Sweet Potato, Kale, and Soyrizo Hash”

Getting Back on Track

Have you ever fallen off the wagon?  Whatever you decided to do, with the best intentions, falls by the wayside?  Ever left a project started and half-finished?  I have, and it’s a struggle/a lifetime lesson for me to keep moving forward. I suffer from too much enthusiasm.  I LOVE starting new projects, planning new things,Continue reading “Getting Back on Track”

Book Review: The Alzheimer’s Solution

Most families have had experience with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, and my family is no different. My grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2002, right after my grandfather died and the loss of cognitive function could be hidden no longer.  She first lived at home, then had in-home caregivers, and was eventually moved into anContinue reading “Book Review: The Alzheimer’s Solution”