No matter how you say the word, we all see memes every day on social media. Of course, if you don’t use social media, you might be questioning what I’m talking about. Per Merriam-Webster, a meme is “an amusing or interesting item (such as a captioned picture or video) or genre of items that is … Read More “Let’s Talk Memes” »
It’s Thanksgiving here in the United States and while I’ve been sneaking in some truth into my son’s curriculum I do have to say that the idea of taking the time to reflect on the past and what is good in my life is a good exercise. It’s good for my mental health and for … Read More “Feeling Thankful” »
It has been 14 weeks since school started for my now 6-year-old. He has been e-learning at home for 14 weeks. I have not killed him yet. He is constantly pushing the envelope. He wants to argue about all of his assignments. He asks questions that he knows the answers to. I haven’t thrown him … Read More “Adventures in E-Learning” »
My son is entering kindergarten this year and after great discussion and debate, my husband and I decided to take advantage of our county’s offer of e-learning for the semester. This means I’ll be stepping down from my job of 12 years and teaching my son.
As I sit here eating dark chocolate covered raisins, I look back on the last week of this craziness. My irrational fears show themselves and I want to hunker down in the house and never leave. And I worry.
Son of a bitch. It’s only been two days of quarantine. The native is quelled, but my thought process is a little hazy. I managed to drag him outside for half an hour, before he escaped back into the house. We’ve created so much art. Colors grace paper after paper after paper in pen, crayon, … Read More “Day 2 Quarantine” »
Ah, there is nothing like a little strep throat to set you back a week. Or is that a week and a half? I am not quite sure. All I know is I slept the last two weekends away. My EE gave me the bacterial infection and my 5-year-old escaped the entire sickness. We’ve watched … Read More “Small Achievements: Coming Back After a Delay” »
I want to be able to use speech to text while working. Either driving or folding clothes. I gave up on the project. Recently I remembered that I have a new set of Bluetooth ear buds and a new Bluetooth set up in my car. (I was slumming it with an AUX cable for years. Welcome to the future Lucille.) So, I tried it again…
When you fall behind, just pick up where you dropped off. Don’t kick yourself. Sometimes we need a level of self-care that takes us away from our plans, but that doesn’t mean it has to derail us for the long term.