Coparenting

  • I start looking forward to Halloween decorating in about August. If you follow me on social media, y'all know by now that I love getting ready for the holidays. But there are definitely¬†years when procrastination rules and I'm scrambling to throw together some last-minute pumpkins or ghosts. Or years where I put everything up only [...]

  • Have you ever considered spending a long weekend in Savannah, Georgia? If you haven't, you should. Having grown up just a couple of hours to the south, I've spent time in Savannah over the years. But most of that time was for weddings, parties, or holiday weekends like St. Patrick's Day, which is not exactly [...]

  • How do you decide whether you need to evacuate or shelter in place? I've written about how to develop your emergency plan. Whether making sure your finances are in order or that you have your important documents organized in a grab and go binder, it's important to think through how you'd handle an emergency. And [...]

  • Halloween kicks off our holiday season. But coming up with family Halloween activities can be hard. Ours is a blended family with complicated dynamics - but what's uncomplicated is that we are always looking for fun things to do with the kids. Whether it's for Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Valentine's Day, holidays are a great [...]

  • Although I'm not the neatest person on record (my husband Craig will attest to that), I have always been fairly organized with my files. But it didn't occur to me until we started building our family emergency plan that we should also have a "grab and go" binder. That is, a binder filled with all [...]

  • My husband Craig and I realized we were woefully underprepared for an emergency, so we worked to pull together a comprehensive plan. And I documented all that we did. This is one of several posts that will give you the complete blueprint to create your own plan (complete with FREE checklists and kits when you [...]

  • I start looking forward to Halloween decorating in about August. If you follow me on social media, y'all know by now that I love getting ready for the holidays. But there are definitely¬†years when procrastination rules and I'm scrambling to throw together some last-minute pumpkins or ghosts. Or years where I put everything up only [...]

  • Have you ever considered spending a long weekend in Savannah, Georgia? If you haven't, you should. Having grown up just a couple of hours to the south, I've spent time in Savannah over the years. But most of that time was for weddings, parties, or holiday weekends like St. Patrick's Day, which is not exactly [...]

  • How do you decide whether you need to evacuate or shelter in place? I've written about how to develop your emergency plan. Whether making sure your finances are in order or that you have your important documents organized in a grab and go binder, it's important to think through how you'd handle an emergency. And [...]

  • Halloween kicks off our holiday season. But coming up with family Halloween activities can be hard. Ours is a blended family with complicated dynamics - but what's uncomplicated is that we are always looking for fun things to do with the kids. Whether it's for Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Valentine's Day, holidays are a great [...]

  • Although I'm not the neatest person on record (my husband Craig will attest to that), I have always been fairly organized with my files. But it didn't occur to me until we started building our family emergency plan that we should also have a "grab and go" binder. That is, a binder filled with all [...]

  • My husband Craig and I realized we were woefully underprepared for an emergency, so we worked to pull together a comprehensive plan. And I documented all that we did. This is one of several posts that will give you the complete blueprint to create your own plan (complete with FREE checklists and kits when you [...]