I Am Grateful

By: Heather O’Neill I am Grateful. Throughout this time that Covid has touched our lives, I haven’t been writing. I just can’t seem to find the word to describe how I have been feeling.  The world shut down. Schools, workplaces, sports, activities, everything. To say it has been hard for all of us is an … More I Am Grateful

Choosing Positivity and Making Lemonade Out of COVID Lemons

By: Sandy Churchill I love the spirit of “positivity” and “making lemons out of lemonade”—and truly, the COVID-quarantining-mask-wearing-social-distancing world we are currently living in is an ideal place where a sense of optimism and hopefulness is needed. A friend recently launched a “lemon-themed” Bible study in her newly-revamped garage-turned-girl-cave where she decorated a Christmas tree … More Choosing Positivity and Making Lemonade Out of COVID Lemons

Dealing with Maskne

By: Jennifer Lonergan Portmanteau words. Does anyone remember these from school? Here are some examples: Brunch (breakfast + lunch) Smog (smoke + fog) Chortle (chuckle + snort) Spork (spoon + fork) Labradoodle (labrador + poodle) They are more commonly known as “blend” words. Two words, or parts of words, that are blended together to form … More Dealing with Maskne

Beyond the COVID Crisis, 2020 Is About Vision

By: Sandy Churchill May has arrived, brimming with birdsong, sunny days, First Communions, and graduations—and this year the month holds indisputable “firsts” in so many ways—social distancing, masked attendees everywhere you look, virtual baby showers, and canceled sports, concerts, parties, and classes. This is the time for inspirational milestone speeches—at high school and college graduations, … More Beyond the COVID Crisis, 2020 Is About Vision

10 Suggestions for Staying Safe and Sane Outdoors During COVID-19

By: Martianne Stanger “Stay home!” I keep hearing and seeing these words everywhere during this time of the crazy COVID-19 virus and its fallout. As anyone who has been reading my posts here at Signature Moms for any length of time might have gleaned, the great outdoors nourishes me. Being cooped up in my house … More 10 Suggestions for Staying Safe and Sane Outdoors During COVID-19

6 Ways to Keep from Going Stir-Crazy During COVID-19

By: Martianne Stanger When you’ve got kids that are used to being out and about and active more than they are at home, the staying mostly at home, social distancing thing can be tough. However, when you allow kids freedom to work and play, following interests and taking care of needs around the house, a … More 6 Ways to Keep from Going Stir-Crazy During COVID-19

3-5 Ingredient Healthy Treats

By: Martianne Stanger During COVID-19 social distancing, we’ve been shopping less, of course, which mandates greater creativity in the kitchen. My daughter has nailed the kitchen creativity, cooking meals and experimenting to develop her own snack recipes. Among my daughter’s successful food prep forays has been a not-so-exact, every-time-a-bit-different, but always-devoured-within-a-day recipe that we have … More 3-5 Ingredient Healthy Treats

One Day At A Time…

By: Tanvi Maharaja The current global situation caused by the novel Coronavirus is mind-boggling. While we struggle with everyday decisions related to jobs and school, companies are struggling financially, and nations in a health pandemic. Thankfully, the initial chaos seems to have streamlined to a slightly improved understanding of helpful strategies to navigate this bizarre … More One Day At A Time…