October 04, 2020
Living
August 03, 2020
Family

I Want to Be Alone on Mother’s Day – not why you may think

Every year, I tell my kids I want no presents for Mother’s Day. Without a mother or a mother-in-law, sadly, I have no one to visit, and so, all I usually want is a quiet day with my kids and Larry — maybe a nice brunch and a family movie night. Not this year. This […]

Masks Are Like Windshields: Stop Yelling!

Take an average, level-headed woman, whose friends and family wouldn’t describe her as hot tempered, put her behind the wheel of a car and cut her off in traffic. That calm, well-mannered person becomes a lunatic, screaming and giving the bird. The steering wheel is the great equalizer when it comes to entitlement and outbursts. […]

60+ Things to Do While You’re Quarantined

If you told me 3 weeks ago that I’d be staying at home indefinitely with my kids and husband, I’d have thought you were nuts. But things changed quickly and here we are! The best way to keep your stress level low is to keep busy, have some fun and be productive. We know; it’s hard. But take a breath and […]

Take a Virtual Trip to One of These Museums or Parks

Going stir-crazy and need to get out of the house? Take a trip to a museum…a virtual trip, that is: 1. Go on a trip and see the largest creatures that ever walked the earth at the Smithsonian. 2. Climb the spiral staircase at The Guggenheim Museum in New York. 3. See exhibition “Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists at The Whitney. 4. Visit […]

30+ Your Essential Quarantine Playlist

Also Read: 60+ Things to Do While You’re Quarantined We were bored. The girls and I made this playlist. It couldn’t be helped! Hit shuffle and play name that tune with your kids. If you have any songs to add, we’d love to hear it. We are sure we are missing some obvious ones. Email us […]

April Fools’ Day Pranks to Play on Your Family

Kids love pranks, and since I dropped the ball with the leprechaun this year, I am going to step up my game for April 1st. But, I like simple, so here are some easy ways to get the best of your kids. 1. Change the password on your Netflix account… …and tell them you forgot to pay the bill […]

7 Things You Should Do During Your Quarantine

I am not going to say what you think I will say. If one more person tells me to wash my hands, I may lose my mind. We’ve all got that one right?! There are other things we need to be mindful of at this time of shelter in place, that have less to do […]

10+ Crazy, Fun Virtual Roller Coaster Rides

Stuck at home and looking for a thrill? Experience a roller coaster ride right in your living room. Here are a few of our favorites. 1. The Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point, tallest hybrid roller coaster at 205 feet tall, steepest drop on a hybrid roller coaster at 90 degrees! 2. Maybe the scariest ride, Saw the Ride starts indoors […]

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