I’ve spent a lot of my life just trying to survive and not really enjoying much of anything. There have been so many times my only goal was to just make it until bedtime. Just get the kids to bed and then try to stay awake for at least a little while to be conscious […]
Hiking in Connecticut — Steep Rock Preserve
The weather here in Connecticut officially feels like fall. The leaves are beginning to show the first signs of turning colors, and the temperatures are perfect for hiking. Last weekend I took the kids to Steep Rock Preserve in Washington, CT. We had never been there before, and I’m still kind of new to hiking, […]
If You Are Looking For A Fun (And 100% FREE) Spring Break Activity For Your Kids, Read This!
We did something awesome today! If you follow NYAM on Facebook, you may have seen my post a couple days ago asking readers to share some of their stay-at-home-for-spring-break-plans. I thought it would be fun to compile a list of activities and ideas for those of us who aren’t off to Disney or somewhere tropical. […]
I live in the Land Of The Free, and that’s the way I’m going to parent.
This morning I went for a run. And being the 4th of July, Independence Day, I was thinking about this holiday. I was thinking about how one of the greatest things about this country is that we have freedom. And then as I was running I started thinking about how, in this country where we have […]