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Friday, January 15, 2021

Friday Favorites: 01.15.21

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 Yay!  It's Friday!  We made it!  Honeys, I am so ready for this three-day weekend (that incidentally I forgot was a three-day weekend until my coworker reminded me because #sleepdeprivation is real).  

This is my first Friday Favorites of the new year.  I'm linking with the lovely ladies over at Mix and Match Mama, A Little Bit of Everything, and Momfessionals.

I hope you have an absolutely amazing weekend and enjoy the post.


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Saturday, January 9, 2021

Thoughts on the Capitol Hill protests

Wednesday was crazy.  I woke up knowing there would be a protest involving Trump supporters in our nation's capital.  I knew there would be traffic delays and probably one or five bad apples who wanted to make trouble.  Our offices sent out "if you don't have to be in the area, do not be in the area" messages.  Fine.  I rarely go into DC anyway.  By mid-morning, I knew something was horribly wrong.  The rhetoric was growing.  There were rumors of the Capitol Police being overwhelmed.  And then...then I saw the protestors scaling scaffolding and the walls of the Capitol building.  

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Monday, January 4, 2021

5 Things You Should Do When Returning From Maternity Leave During a Pandemic

Welp, guys.  It's done.  Maternity leave is done and I have officially returned to work.  It was an interesting day for sure with not quite the full on success I wanted, but it wasn't horribly awry either.  At the completion of the day, I recognized that getting back to "normal" is different in a pandemic. I learned five things that I should have done before returning to work.  Fortunately, I get to share those things with you so maybe you can have a head start on the new normal.

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

Christmas Recap Part 3: Christmas Day

Hello!  Thanks for visiting!  Today, I'm wrapping up our Christmas 2020.  Parts 1 and 2 can be read here if you are interested.  Christmas morning, after everyone got themselves cleaned and dressed, we came downstairs for Christmas breakfast.



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