We have been living in this bizarre version of life for 10 months.
Ten months! Can you believe it? Ahh, that fateful day back in March…Who would have ever thought that life could change so drastically?
As a two-teacher household with three school-aged children, I remember how excited my kids (and if we’re being honest, my husband and I) were at the thought of a bonus two-week hiatus. Living in Maryland, we don’t get much of a spring break and had no snow days last year. I remember packing just a few things from my office (you know, just in case I wanted to get a little work done) and walking out the door with the assumption I’d be back in a couple weeks.
Oh, how naive we were! As we watched COVID blow up and everything shut down, reality sunk in that this was not going away any time soon, and as the infamous year of 2020 exited with the drop of the ball in a deserted NYC, we found ourselves in the same holding pattern as the previous ten months.
If your experience was anything like mine since March, it may have included a huge mix of emotions. Many of which were not pleasant. [Read more…]