Routines have the power to bring normality to this anything but normal situation that we found ourselves in. And they add predictibility.
Today starts my 4th week at home. In quarantine, or shall I say lockdown. Between burden and blessing, I have chosen to see this quarantine as a blessing.
I got lucky with COVID19. Today, I turned around. I did not feel ready to write until now, but now I feel like I have to put it out. And I fear for others
Today, I was forced to hit reset. I wonder if one day I will just hit reset, but not be bed-bound. Maybe that should be my goal for 2020.
It is hard to have a dinner conversation avoiding the topic. At its best coronavirus is creating interesting intellectual and ethical debates. At its worst, it is creating paranoia and divisiveness.
What an opening. Can a 6 year old really fail? What does failure mean? How much is there to fail
Taking a break is most of the time not really a break. You fit on a schedule, you try to please everyone, you can’t face no guilt.
The feeling is, we are all (or almost all) limited. Limited by our money, limited by our time, limited by
What is grit? What makes people grittier? And what is the point of grit? It is not about the end point, it is about being satisfied with being unsatisfied.
After we decided to give Little Girl C an allowance, it was unclear what the next steps would be. Now, we had our large item purchase.