Thoughts on Socializing in 2020

The balagan of 2020 has had me on a rollercoaster of emotions. It’s one thing to be flexible, but when every second is a potential fight-or-flight, its very unsettling It feels safer to be at home, insulated within the coziness of my nest, surrounded by things that “spark joy” and bring comfort. Saturday evening afterContinue reading “Thoughts on Socializing in 2020”

Quaranteening: Tips for Quarantine with Teens

My family spent 36 days in quarantine. No, that wasn’t a typo. While not easy for anyone, I think it was most difficult for my teens compared to my younger kids. My teens are 13, 15 and 18 and their younger siblings 5 and 9. I was conversing with someone who said their teen justContinue reading “Quaranteening: Tips for Quarantine with Teens”

Post-Corona Recovery: How I’m feeling and what’s changed

My family has been in quarantine for 30 days.  Of the seven of us, the four who tested positive have been officially “released” from quarantine and considered “recovered”. The three who tested negative for having been “exposed” to the rest of the family, have 6 days of an additional 14 days left. Don’t ask… I’llContinue reading “Post-Corona Recovery: How I’m feeling and what’s changed”

I’m Corona positive. What they don’t tell you and what to expect. Part II #TheStoryContinues

My family is on Day 20 of quarantine.  By popular request, I’m writing a follow-up post to I’m Corona positive. What they don’t tell you and what to expect.  Everyone has expressed concern about how I’m doing so here is the update and how I’m managing. “How are you?” After 20 days without leaving theContinue reading “I’m Corona positive. What they don’t tell you and what to expect. Part II #TheStoryContinues”

I’m Corona positive. What they don’t tell you and what to expect.

I’m Corona positive.  How did it happen?  Who’s to say…the germ found me and invaded.  I’m recovering, thank G-d but I didn’t think it would be like this.  It’s not the horror story of symptoms we’ve been indoctrinated into fearing since lockdown. I was just going to lay low and let it pass, but onceContinue reading “I’m Corona positive. What they don’t tell you and what to expect.”

Got Kid Memorabilia? Scrapbook it! No Supplies? No worries. Here’s how.

Show me a mom who doesn’t have kid drawings, photos, and other memorabilia piling up somewhere or multiple somewheres around the house. With much certainty, I can presume the majority of this stockpile isn’t organized. Ok, moms if you’re looking for something to do while you stay safe at home, here’s a project for theContinue reading “Got Kid Memorabilia? Scrapbook it! No Supplies? No worries. Here’s how.”

Preparing for Pesach while being Stuck at Home with Kids. The Kitchen Part II

WORD IS the rabbis are saying not to “go crazy” with Pesach cleaning this year.  I can’t quote the sources so check with your L.O.R. (local orthodox rabbi) and what you need to do or not do.  While I never have been one to go overboard there is still what to be done in myContinue reading “Preparing for Pesach while being Stuck at Home with Kids. The Kitchen Part II”

Preparing for Pesach while being Stuck at Home with Kids. The Kitchen Part I

Hi everyone. I hope you are all surviving, managing, and coping given the restrictions of social distancing and other guidelines to keep everyone safe.  Getting ready for Pesach has always been a challenge with its never-ending to-do lists and hard work in getting the home ready.  Now, many of us are #HomeAllTheTime and still needContinue reading “Preparing for Pesach while being Stuck at Home with Kids. The Kitchen Part I”

Introducing VIRTUAL ORGANIZING & COACHING by The Klutter Koach

Need home organizing or decluttering? Many folks around the globe have been sent home, quarantined, or otherwise been relegated to going nowhere.  If you’re stuck at home and overwhelmed not only by the corona situation but by a cluttered environment THERE’S A SOLUTION.  I can’t help with the restrictions, but I CAN HELP WITH THEContinue reading “Introducing VIRTUAL ORGANIZING & COACHING by The Klutter Koach”