Last Nov, I posted a letter our 10yo wrote about coming home from school, super excited, and demanded to visit Powell’s.
I tagged Powell’s with no expectations because I am a decent human who likes to give credit where credit is due and Powell’s inspired that story. Next thing I know, Powell’s has become a bribe AND a reward, and I ain’t mad.
Our girls went back to school 691 days after the pandemic began in our area.
I procrastinated re-registering them and I may or may not be waiting for the other shoe to drop. But dammit – 1 week in and the smiles are just beginning.
Parenting in 2022 sucks. It’s been 690 days since the last time my girls were in school. It was hard then. This is going to be a different kind of hard.
When I took a leap of faith 7 months ago to quit my job – I wore rose-colored glasses and no one could bring me back down to reality.
7 months later – everything has changed and so have I. In more ways than I ever could have imagined.
2 kids got in the car with all of their necessary accessories.
1 kid was going for her 2nd Covid shot and both were going for their flu shots.
E, the 9yr old, woke up with a raging bloody nose.
That should have been red flag #1. This day was going to be…interesting.