I don't know about you but date nights are my favorite; getting a little dressed up, putting on some lipstick, and heading out on the town!
But sometimes that's not possible - like when you're stuck inside because of a Stay At Home order during a pandemic <---sound familiar?!
However, there are still ways to have a fabulous time with your person (romantic or platonic) even when you can only go from your kitchen to your living room!
“Say hello to Themed Date Nights!”
I am thinking about you today. Thinking about how you may be hurting or struggling. Thinking about you celebrating birthdays, births, anniversaries, and other moments in your life while home during this difficult time.
I've heard from friends that they feel paralyzed and restless and afraid. Some are throwing themselves into work and others are just doing their best to get to the end of each day.
Every time I start to feel like I can't keep going I remember the other hard times in my life I've lived through. I think about the year there...
Last weekend Kevin and I were having one of our themed Friday nights (a blog post on that is coming!). We were drinking sidecars, listening to a 1940s music collection on our record player, and slow dancing around the living room. As we danced I told Kevin "I feel like we're on the moon."
He understood immediately what I meant. In this time of COVID-19, and staying at home, I have been feeling so heavy with the news of more deaths daily, the fear of contracting the...
By now you might have read a few articles or blog posts about working from home and this one will be a bit different. I think that working from home is fabulous & not for everyone. While you might need to work from home right now I want to give you this permission first: consider the first few days and weeks as a trial. You won't know what works for you unless you try and things you try might not end up being a good fit. Give yourself grace as you figure...
It's impossible. Just kidding! Working from home with your spouse can feel especially stressful. This person you love so much over morning coffee is also the person you want to kill by the end of the day. Here are 4 tips to keep the peace at home and to go on loving your partner instead of being charged with murder *wink*
Our work from home backstory:
A few years ago my husband Kevin started working freelance which means that he works from home about 50-60% off of the time.
The first few months of us both...