My Ugly Truth

My Ugly Truth

March 12, 2020 This marks the last day I showed face at my office. I’ve been teleworking for the last 2 months and what an experience that has been. I used to think I wanted to telework every day. That was before COVID-19 hit the 

Dinner time blues….

Dinner time blues….

Day 32856028950 in quarantine 😔 I guess I’m going to ride this wave and write, yet another, post about COVID-19 quarantine 🏄🏽‍♀️🌊 One thing’s for sure – I’m going to be elated when the restrictions are lifted!! QUESTIONS. SO MANY QUESTIONS.  In the meantime, I’m 

Quarantine and….zombies? Spoiler-free review: Train to Busan

Quarantine and….zombies? Spoiler-free review: Train to Busan

Holy s*it, y’all. I’m only 4 years late, but last night while scrolling through Netflix looking for something to watch, I stumbled across Train to Busan and thought, “I’m in quarantine….zombies? Why not?” 🤷🏽‍♀️ I wasn’t expecting much.  But, man, was I in for a 

Jane of all trades #quarantinelife

Jane of all trades #quarantinelife

“I am not superwoman. The reality of my daily life is that I’m juggling a lot of balls in the air….and sometimes, some of the balls get dropped” – Cherie Blair  What an interesting time we have found ourselves in. Don’t you agree? The COVID-19 

Coronavirus Quarantine Binge Worthy TV

Coronavirus Quarantine Binge Worthy TV

“I don’t need a ‘previously on…’ I’ve been watching this show for nine hours straight” -Unknown I like lists and with this Coronavirus pandemic still going on, I think a “listicle” of binge worthy shows and movies is quite fitting for the occasion. Grab your 

Colds and flu and Coronavirus, oh my!

Colds and flu and Coronavirus, oh my!

“Wash your hands. Mom said so”  As if cold and flu season isn’t hectic enough. What an interesting turn of events the U.S. (and really, the world) has seen over the last few weeks. Every email, text string, news headline, social media post, etc is 

Spoiler-free Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing”

Spoiler-free Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing”

This post contains Amazon affiliate links This is a spoiler-free review of one of Reese Witherspoon’s book club books: Where the Crawdads Sing I recently finished reading this novel in preparation for attending my next book club meeting (shout out to GOCR). I have to 

Don’t call CPS….I’m just a mom of a toddler

Don’t call CPS….I’m just a mom of a toddler

“Having a two-year-old is like having a blender without a lid” – Jerry Seinfeld Holy s*it, y’all. I thought I dealt with some epic tantrums with Jaxson before, but today’s tantrum wins first place. Morning Routine The mornings always start out relatively rough with my 

The 5 love languages: How do you receive love?

The 5 love languages: How do you receive love?

“Listen with ears of tolerance. See through the eyes of compassion. Speak with the language of love” -Rumi The 5 love languages. We hear it referenced often, but how many of us actually know about it and apply it to our relationships? Now that Valentine’s 

Out of office: Mental health day

Out of office: Mental health day

“To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role” -Unknown Recently I took a “mental health day” from work. Sometimes you just need that. It doesn’t matter if you’re a parent or not, it’s needed. Things have been crazy at work – crazier