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| Apr 2020
Marriage

10 New Hobbies for Quarantine

Almost everyday I come across someone talking about the new hobbies and projects they are completing with all their quarantine free time. Home improvement updates, massive closet clean outs, and Pinterest-worthy crafts paired with beautiful before and after photos on Instagram. They remind me of my own failed quarantine aspirations. I was going to rework […]
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| Apr 2020
Podcast

The Reason for Your Emotion Rollercoaster

This weekend our kids found out they would not be returning to their class this school year. Lola was especially crushed. I told her it was ok to be upset. It was ok to cry and be angry. We gave her time to process and even let her decide our dinner for the night. We […]
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| Apr 2020
Before You Try

Stay-At-Home Window Bingo – Download

 Last week while I was walking our dog Sunny, I spotted a cute family taking a walk around the neighborhood doing a scavenger hunt. Their kids were so excited to find leaves, rocks, and flowers to check off their list. Even from the comfort of my front window, I’ve taken notice of things I never […]
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| Apr 2020
Marriage

Why You Should Throw Out Your Scale

I’ve seen too many people posting about the weight they are gaining in quarantine. They are calling it their “Covid-15” and sliding into a shame spiral because of a new number on a scale.  Friend, now is not the time to put more pressure on yourself. Throw out your scale and celebrate making it through […]
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loungewear-holderness-blog
| Apr 2020
Marriage

5 Key Pieces of Loungewear

I love me some loungewear. Back in the day when we used to freely leave the house, I was the kind of person to come home and immediately switch to comfy pants. Home is for comfort…and comfortable I will be! Some of you reading are deemed essential workers (thank you so much for all you […]
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| Apr 2020
Health-ish

Best and Worst Kitchen Gadgets

Spending more time in the kitchen these days? There’s nothing like a little social distancing to make my weird obsession a little more pronounced. My weird obsession? I have something to confess. I’m obsessed with kitchen gadgets and appliances.  There are some people who obsess over shoes. I have both male and female friends with extensive […]
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how-to-stay-married-in-quarantine
| Apr 2020
Podcast

How to Stay Married in Quarantine

Happy Coronaversary, guys. It’s been one month since social distancing started for us, and I feel like Bill Murray in Groundhog’s Day. (I may be installing a safe room in my next house just so I can exercise in peace, but we will discuss that at another time.) The whole shift of quarantine has been […]
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middle-aged-mom-on-tiktok
| Apr 2020
Marriage

Here’s the Thing About TikTok

In this weird new locked-down world, we’re all doing things we never imagined. I’m not leaving the house unless I’m in face masks and gloves. I stalk store websites for toilet paper. And here’s the biggest shock: I joined Tik Tok. I’m not alone here. A mass of middle-aged moms like me have downloaded the app […]
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In most of our content, you see us having fun with, and making fun of, our family and our marriage.  There’s plenty to laugh at, there is also plenty to work on. This portion of our website is all about our ongoing quest to be better at being married to each other.  The content is a little longer form than the usual videos, but it will still make you laugh - and hopefully it’ll make you think a little!
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The Holderness family has been dancing in pajamas and singing during snow days for years — but last year they hit the record button on the camera and published their goofy video on YouTube. Penn, Kim, Lola, and Penn Charles continue to make hilarious videos around tent-pole events and circumstances most families face.