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This post is sponsored by Optum Perks but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Will this spinning (and spending) ever stop? This was how I felt after a rare, sudden case of vertigo. I’m still unsure what the root cause of this rare case of vertigo was,Continue Reading

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This post is sponsored by LightStream, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Have you ever had to make a decision that put your family in a better situation? Well as a husband, dad, and head of my household…I do it all the time. It is theContinue Reading

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Sponsored by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Do you have any regrets in life? You don’t have to answer that specifically. I know for me, there are many things that I wish I could change about life, but not necessarily regrets. As I shared a few monthsContinue Reading

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There is a consensus the pandemic has made the work to keep our home clean more visible. For many families the chore gap has widened, a term that honestly I had never heard of before this awareness. Typically the chores around the house: cleaning floors, dishes, and appliances fall onContinue Reading

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Winters for our family have always been difficult. The extreme, cold weather here in Michigan mixed with the shorter days is honestly brutal. Now to add to the dreadful season, a global pandemic, yikes. Is it spring yet? But kids (like my daughter) don’t care or fully understand any ofContinue Reading

Well, it is time to say goodbye to the long summer days and hello to school. This is the first full-day, in-person, school routine that my family has endured together. Last year as we did in-home virtual learning, we had a fair routine, but this year is completely different. NeedlessContinue Reading

Do you believe in WINTER BLUES? I don’t think it is a secret that winters, especially in naturally colder climates are brutal on mental and emotional health. Here in Michigan, winters are so unpredictable. Like our “first snow” on December 1st (seen below) that was a fun and light snow.Continue Reading