Winter time can be a tough time for everyone – including your house. There’s snow and slush being tracked everywhere, the temperatures can wreak havoc on your heating bill, and everyone is suddenly wearing a lot more layers than they used to. While there’s only so much you can do about the weather, there’s […]

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  With all the discussion about “virtual learning” lately, it’s important to keep in mind that a lot of kids are still physically attending classes. And while every school district has had its own methods for trying to curb the spread of illnesses and germs, it’s still important to take care of yourself and your […]

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  Having more than one kid in a house tends to lead to some organizational troubles, but perhaps nowhere is this more true than in the bathroom. A bathroom with more than one person is already pretty hard to organize, but when kids get involved there’s a whole new level to what has to go […]

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  Even under the best circumstances, two siblings sharing a bedroom can be…trying. There never seems to be enough space for both of them, and it always seems like everyone’s stuff is getting lost or being misused in some way. This can go double for things like flu season, when two kids in a confined […]

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  If nothing else, 2020 has reliably shown us exactly how many different roles our homes will fulfill. At various points it’s been an office, a restaurant, a movie theater, a classroom, and probably some combination of them. While some of it hasn’t been all bad, actually – cue all the memes about taking work […]

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  This school year has been a particularly turbulent one, no matter how old your kids may be. Confusion over how long schools will be reopened, difficulties adapting to virtual/distance learning, and the feeling of uncertainty we all have has come together to make 2020 a difficult year for students of any age. College students […]

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  Somehow, even more than usual, this school year has been fraught with a whole new host of challenges and frustrations for parents and students alike. Especially if your kids are taking their classes fully online, the new normal that COVID-19 has created for the foreseeable future has taken a lot of getting used to […]

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