My kids and I were watching “The Croods” movie for the millionth time together recently and the line “Never not be afraid” struck me as sadly appropriate for our era. We made jokes about how being in lockdown wasn’t too far off from pretending to be the Croods. How leaving our “cave” equals risking harm.… Read More Never Not Be Afraid
The forest fires have been upon us for two weeks now in Oregon. If the pandemic wasn’t inducing terror in us then we at least can count on the daily reminder of the smoke outside our doors to do so. Yet anxiety has been a reliable constant in my life and seems ever-present like an… Read More When the smoke clears.
We’re all on our own learning curve as we try to beat the curve.… Read More Welcome to Poverty: COVID era skills
Self-quarantining isn’t a huge stretch from being a parent of kids with special needs, especially homeschooling one of them. We’re used to the otherness of our lives.… Read More Will the pandemic make us kinder people?