Covid, Parenting

Week 26: 2AM Worries

Originally published September 14 on Medium Last weekend was hot. Not the heavy, sticky hot of an East Coast heat wave ­­ — where you know a thunderstorm will eventually tamp the humidity. The Southern California heat felt like an oven door left open, ready to burn what lies too close. The sun now casts… Continue reading Week 26: 2AM Worries

Covid, Parenting

Weeks 12/13: Keep Trying

Originally published June 22 on Medium This week we drove to school to turn in some of the materials the kids shoved haphazardly in their book bags on March 13. We left the end-of-year drop off with a bag full of half used school supplies, hopeful paintings of scarecrows and snowmen, and a summer packet.… Continue reading Weeks 12/13: Keep Trying