backyard bird watching: how I entertain myself during (and before) the age of social distancing

It started a few years ago. My mother-in-law gave our family a birdhouse for Christmas, it was a craft project she'd done. We hung it up on our shed in the backyard and didn't think much about it. Spring came, though, and I realized a family of birds moved in. Watching the parents swoop in… Continue reading backyard bird watching: how I entertain myself during (and before) the age of social distancing

this blog’s name has never been more relevant

The past few months have been a preparation for social distancing. I finished my microbiology class last semester, and took this semester off before nursing school starts in the fall... assuming they start a new class in the fall, since I'm sure this spring's class is super delayed and possibly cancelled. Anyway, my friend's sort… Continue reading this blog’s name has never been more relevant

potty training blues

A few months ago my son stopped breastfeeding. I nursed him longer than any of my other kids, few months past 2 years old, and it was time. Around the same time we stopped giving him bottles as well. My last baby was a full fledged toddler and I was okay with that. Especially since… Continue reading potty training blues

Online Debates & Social Media

What's the point, right? Who in their right mind engages with internet trolls to prove a point, when you know on the other side the person you are typing against will never change their own heavily one-sided-and-bias minds? Why do we do this? Since I've deactivated my Facebook account I've not had to worry about… Continue reading Online Debates & Social Media

The Social Media Cleanse

Have you done it yet ? For years my interest in the Facebook has waned; I'd say I log on every few weeks. It's just not a pleasure to scroll on it any longer. Seeing photos and updates of my friends and family is nice and all, but as we all should know, all that… Continue reading The Social Media Cleanse