Keeping kids busy and entertained, educated and thriving during a Pandemic can prove to be one of the most challenging tasks for parents and guardians, especially if your kiddos are young and are used to just playing freely outside. Below are some of the most unique and fun ideas we could come up with and we shared them on KATU’s Afternoon Live…but first, get to know the “COVID Rules of in-home Entertaining”…
The words “Let’s elope!” evoke excitement and visions of throwing caution to the wind, grabbing your partner’s hand, and riding off into the sunset together…Is it that easy? Well, kinda…let’s break it down, here are a few things you might not have thought of or considered first.
While Eloping has fewer moving parts than a large wedding there are still some planning that needs to be done first. Especially if you are going to “Adventure Elope” -which is all the rage, right now.
The last three months have left our team feeling overwhelmed with sadness and at a loss for words. Not only have we grappled with our community losing lives during a world pandemic, but recently, we’ve come face to face with others losing their lives due to hate and discrimination based off the color of their skin. Our hearts hurt deeply for their families and loved ones.
We would be remiss if we didn’t take this time to announce that we stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We pledge to fight back against discrimination, racism (both obvious and obscured), and inequality — any of the systems that leave black communities in a constant state of crisis and fear of state-sanctioned violence, mass incarceration, and poverty…
ALONE TIME. Let her be. Truly be alone. Block out as long as she wants to just be by herself, and not alone to grocery shop. But alone to take a hot bath, extra time for self care, a walk with a good audio book or just a nap.
FLORAL LOVE: Deck out her front door, porch or back deck. When you swing by to drop off her card or gift take some extra time to hang a pretty seasonal wreath or add potted floral to her doorstep.
TAKE A CLASS TOGETHER: Take an online cooking class. We’re quickly realizing we can do a lot more things online then we ever knew -or tried. This year why not take a virtual cooking class together. The whole family can get involved…
We first met Andrea via phone call as she drove from Seattle to Portland for a holiday to see family. That first phone call was filled with so many laughs and jokes, we knew it was going to be a great fit. Yet to have met Moni, we had heard that he had lots of friends and LOVED to party!
All of the meetings leading up to the wedding day were just with Andrea as Moni was very busy at work and unable to attend. Andrea explained that they wanted their own version of Twilight with a timeless and classic feel.
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