Category: Parenting

Pandemic-weary parents trying to ‘hang on a little longer’

Sometimes I cry, thinking about how this pandemic is scarring their childhoods. They can’t play tag (no touching!) or run a lemonade stand (germs!) or crowd together in a tree fort (social distancing!).

The magic of something new

When your child is wonderful at something new and unexpected, it’s like you’re seeing them again for the first time.

‘Daddy isn’t working right now’

“I think we have to tell the kids this time.” “I know.” My husband works for Air Canada — except right now, he doesn’t. He’s on his second layoff since June 2020.  When we were both temporarily laid off in the spring, we didn’t… Continue Reading “‘Daddy isn’t working right now’”