A Letter to My Quarantine Baby on National Sons Day

(This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. I may earn a small commission from any purchases made from those links). Dear Son, From the moment that I knew of your existence, I knew that you were a person who was strong, passionate, and deliberate. You have great physical strength, as indicated by your movements in utero […]

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2020 — The Beginning of Something Great

After dropping off my daughter at preschool, I sat in my car for a minute, thinking. Despite all that is wrong with the world, I believe that now is a really great time to be a child. Of course, it’s not ideal or even normal. Nothing is normal right now, after all. But in terms […]

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The 5 Best Things About Going to School During a Pandemic

The year 2020 has been the wildest, craziest year in … well … decades. So it is no surprise that the ’20-’21 school year will be off to a bumpy start, due to, of course, Covid-19. There has been a considerable amount of debate both on social media and off regarding the question of where […]

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Dear Daughter — A Letter to My Daughter During Covid-19

I’ve known you for four years. Ever since you were born in 2016, I’ve had the privilege of watching you grow from infant to toddler to a preschooler. I remember the first time I saw you when they held you to me. You were so small and beautiful. You opened your eyes and we locked […]

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The Five Best Things I Like About Online Teaching

It is no secret that this school year is going to be unlike any other in the past. This school year is going to be different with the mask and social distancing mandates. Many people are choosing to keep their kids at home and do distance learning. Some are sending their kids to a brick […]

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The Five Best Things About the Coronavirus Pandemic

Yes, you read the title right. The year 2020 has been the craziest, strangest year so far. In so many ways, it has sucked ever since we were pushed into lock down and quarantine mode, many of us forced out of jobs, and lacking basic supplies such as toilet paper and hand sanitizer. But no […]

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What I Fear the Most During the Coronavirus Pandemic

I fear that kids today will see mask wearing as the norm. They walk into a Walmart or a Target and see faces that are half obscured and covered. They no longer see people laughing and smiling. All they see is the fear in people’s faces as they stay apart from one another. I fear […]

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The Five Best Hobbies To Do While Social Distancing

Summer 2020 is an interesting summer. It is probably the most interesting summer that I’ve ever experienced during my entire life. With the Coronavirus pandemic rearing its ugly head and the new social distancing and mask requirements, many people have been forced to stay indoors as much as possible. During the summer, the norm is […]

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