Tone of Voice

I sit here completely depleted and defeated. The effects of the pandemic have hit me like a ton of bricks. My life as I have known it, has turned upside down, as like many out there. We have been fortunate that we have not gotten sick or have been negatively affected financially by the pandemic, … [Read more…]

Yes and Amen

I have to be honest. I am struggling. And I have been for months. Like many of you out there, COVID has affected me in more ways than I expected. An introvert at heart, I have found myself longing to be around friends and family. I have missed human connection and interaction. COVID has also … [Read more…]

Groundhog Day

I am currently on day “I don’t know anymore” of our family’s self-quarantine. Schools officially closed for us on Friday March 13th and so did my husband’s work. In the almost 3 weeks we have been secluded to our home, I have only left our home 2 or 3 times to run to the store … [Read more…]

Homeschooling (is not my cup of coffee)

When I first heard of the coronavirus, it was only in China and I didn’t think too much of it. When my husband suggested we stock up on some essentials, I thought we might be a little crazy, but I figured we didn’t have anything to lose. If anything, we wouldn’t have to go to … [Read more…]

Guest Reader

March is recognized as National Reading Month in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Last week my daughter brought home a packet for ideas and ways to encourage reading with your child throughout this month. Included in the packet was a paper asking for parents to come read a story to the preschool class. Previously when … [Read more…]