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06.19.20: From the so- called desk of…

…Helen. What’s Up With Father’s Day? This has been bothering me for years. I don’t know if I’m the only one, but when I shop for Mother’s Day cards the choices are endless, but when it comes to Father’s Day cards, clearly dads are…

06.18.20: Weekly Reader with Randi

Before Safer at Home, this would have been our last week of school. On Friday, on both campuses, we would have been celebrating our Pre-K with some fanfare and tasty treats as they passed from preschoolers to kindergarteners. We would have been hugging our…

06.04.20: Weekly Reader with Randi

As we pause to reflect, we step forward towards a road of realization and permanent change. This week, our Weekly Reader is dedicated to a variety of resources we have started to gather. Please share additional information as it comes your way, so we…

05.29.20: From the so-called desk of…

…Helen. On the Catwalk As part of my new life and my new routine, Thursday afternoons have become the highlight of my week. It’s the one day of the week that I actually get to leave the house. Not just walk around the backyard…

05.28.20: Weekly Reader with Randi

This week’s Covid parenting links: Zoom babysitters! Prenatal care after Coronavirus Feelings charts can help your child with anxiety Helpful children Parenting in general: Raising an empathetic child Being a resilient parent The gift of really seeing your child And a Fatherly.com project to…

05.22.20: From the so-called desk of…

…Helen. Once Upon a Time After being home for so long — I actually have no idea how long it’s been — it has made me think a lot about the concept of time. And the more I think about it, the stranger it…

05.21.20: Weekly Reader with Randi

Here we are – Memorial Day weekend.  It’s been ten weeks since we started practicing Safer at Home.  It’s been enough weeks that we’ve kind of gotten used to some of it.  And for many of us, we still do feel safer at home. …

05/15/20: From the so-called desk of…

…Helen. Mama Don’t Take My Kodachrome Away It all started with a photo from 1995 that inexplicably surfaced on my younger son’s cell phone. Once we finished identifying everyone, commenting on how young we all looked, and joked about the insanely long hair on…

05.14.20: Weekly Reader with Randi

Life Events in a Pandemic Religious holidays, Mothers and Fathers Days, graduations, and birthdays all happen regardless of a pandemic and the restrictions we are still living under. Weekly rituals, dinners, and visits are still important to us, and to all of the family…

05.08.20: From the so called desk of…

…Helen. This week we are proud to introduce a special guest blogger Catzilla/AKA Chapelle. Please enjoy. Catnaps and other Catastrophes It’s 10am and my Lady still isn’t awake! My patience is wearing thin as I wait for my usual morning treat. Ever since my…