No One Stole Your Childhood, An Open Letter to My Kids, Summer 2020

Dear Abby and Eric, We cancelled most of our plans this summer. I know this disappointed you and you had to adjust. However, some one posted on Facebook that her kids’ “childhoods had actually been stolen” and I want you to know that, though part of you may be grieving, no one has stolen yourContinue reading “No One Stole Your Childhood, An Open Letter to My Kids, Summer 2020”

How to Stay Balanced during the Corona Virus Pandemic

Give. Think about what you have to give. If you have money, give to a food shelter or other charity. It probably won’t feel good. In scary times, we have a tendency to hoard instead of giving. Give anyway. If you don’t have money or can’t bear to part with it. Give something else. Give compassion.Continue reading “How to Stay Balanced during the Corona Virus Pandemic”

Teachable Moments: Living, Educating, and Parenting During COVID-19

April 25, 2020 Dear Parents, I am a parent and have been a teacher for 20 years. I see so many parents on social media that are so stressed about the pressures of remote learning. I am writing this to say, STOP! YOU DO NOT NEED TO DO THIS TO YOURSELF! Teachers barely understand howContinue reading “Teachable Moments: Living, Educating, and Parenting During COVID-19”