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  • COVID19 Parenting Weekend

    Day 77: Easier

    Yesterday was lovely (from a personal standpoint; the news speaks otherwise and I did not fully immerse myself in it but did not entirely avoid, either. For what it’s worth). ANYWAY. I am not…

    May 31, 2020
  • COVID19 life Parenting

    Day 73: School is Important

    Risk vs Benefit. We make those calculations every single day. But from what I’ve read, it does not seem like humans are very good at calculating risk. We are biased by what is featured…

    May 27, 2020
  • COVID19 Parenting

    Day 53: School . . .

    Lest anyone get the wrong idea, I would like to note that “school at home” is not going perfectly. One of my kids is probably going to need some extra help/tutoring over the summer.…

    May 7, 2020
  • Budget COVID19 Parenting

    Day 51: Links on a Tuesday

    First of all, a camp update. We received a refund check for A’s camp yesterday. She was the only one I had preregistered because I was actually planning to send C to camp at…

    May 5, 2020
  • COVID19 Parenting

    Day 44: Summer Plans (or lack thereof)

    The school district has informed us that there are “24 instructional days” left in the academic year. That doesn’t sound like very many! And I guess it really isn’t. The last day of school…

    April 28, 2020
  • COVID19 Parenting Work

    Day 31: Meetings & School

    I have 5 hours of meetings on my calendar today. I know this is typical in some knowledge work fields but it is definitely NOT normal for me! Luckily I do not have telemed…

    April 15, 2020
  • COVID19 life Parenting

    Day 25: A Lighter Week

    This week has been relatively calm, work-wise. I haven’t had much telemedicine. I am not covering call. It has given me the chance to a) sleep a lot and b) catch on administrative GME…

    April 9, 2020
  • COVID19 Parenting

    Day 21: We have an 8 year old!

    OMG. SHE IS 8!! This was 8 years ago! Who knew Annabel would grow up to be: a creative and talented artist a caring and responsible big sister an independent student (she generally takes…

    April 5, 2020