Virginia (me) and Texas (Brityn), along with the entire Southeast, have been hit hard with unanticipated cold and snowy weather this winter. A snow day in warmer climate locations like ours is--in my opinion--a fantastic, unanticipated little treat in the form of a brief break from reality. An entire week of snow days however, is … Continue reading Thrive on (Unanticipated) Snow Days
I went to my friend's house earlier today. I should specify that this friend invited me over to hang, not to merely tag along with my kids for a playdate. This is pretty refreshing since most parents invite me over under the umbrella of our kids playing together--as if adults don't need social interaction? Now, … Continue reading Friends–Why You Need Them More Than Ever
So I mentioned that I have been having some pregnancy related sleep issues when I began my It's Complicated with: Sleep series (posts 1 and 2, and Crafting a Nighttime Routine for Adults). I'm now 28 weeks pregnant and FINALLY sleeping well. With this momentous occasion, I thought I would update you and fill you in on some tricks … Continue reading Sleep Better While Pregnant
Today I'm focused on how crafting a nighttime routine (meaning you do it darn near every night) can help you improve your relationship with Sleep. And if you're like Brityn, who sleeps like a baby no matter what, this is still for you! Nighttime routine is vital to her for entirely different reasons she says-- mostly for recovering after a long day of frustration with two wild boys to better prepare for tomorrow.