Fall 2020 will surely be different than any other fall we've seen before and that is a good thing. Face the fall with a different perspective, ready to align your routines to your life now, and placing your wellness at the top of the list. Face the fall expecting to land on your feet.
While I have enjoyed 'work from home' days in the past- this is different. It's waaaaaay different. I've adopted 3 steps that have been a #gamechanger for me. They are not foolproof though, and I've already had to make some adjustments. (There are also FREE templates for you to download and use).
Hello Virtual Summer Camp! Now that we’ve made it through another school year courtesy of Zoom, Blackboard, Webex and Google Meet, we are now front and center for our next role- Camp Counselor! Online options ranging from cooking classes, to music lessons and STEM instruction started popping up in the spring giving parents different cost options ranging from free, to affordable, to ‘does a nanny come with that?!’
I know I’m not alone in being concerned about the safety and well-being of my child. As I write this, I think about my friends who have daughters and sons and how we all want the absolute best for our children.
I apologized for my reaction and, instead of telling Tre how overwhelmed I’ve been working, mom-ing, cleaning, wife-ing, activity-ing, and working some more, I told him my reaction was extra and I could have, and should have responded differently.
I’ll be quite honest, the first 2 weeks of homeschooling was a pieced together...experiment.
Now, it's a whole different story. From 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. there is no fun screen time unless it's to complete online assignments.