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.
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
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.
The theme for anti-bullying week this year is “change starts with us”. So I thought I would make a change
I am trying to absorb the lessons from my peaceful parenting course. I am finding a lot of them apply to more than dealing with children. Hit the pause button
All I can think of this week is how happy I am that another school year as a working mum is pausing. I need to reset my domino.
I thought I was going to a musical, but Matilda was there to remind me some key life lessons. Life is not fair, it is important to stand up for yourself and others and sometimes you have to be just a little bit naughty!
As Baby S is back on antibiotics, my world stops spinning. I can’t think of nothing else. It would not be honest of me to do that.