“I absolutely feel that my greatest lessons and blessings have come through the hardest times. I try to embrace each day and be present with the girls. It has taken me 5 years to believe that me being a stay at home mom is an important job in our home. In my previous career I … Continue reading Addison—A Girl Worth Protecting (pt.2)
I have had moments of feeling really angry about what I see as selfishness in the people who are not staying home. But, mostly, I feel more of a connection to everyone. I feel, “You can help protect my kid.”—Lisa Weith This past summer while writing about Give Kids the World, I met five year … Continue reading Addison—A Girl Worth Protecting
Like many of you, the amount of at-home time my family is experiencing is as novel as this virus. With the exception of going to give blood, I have been home since last Tuesday. I have enjoyed many aspects of this new found time at home, however there have been a few quirks along the … Continue reading Today
It is a new day in the first full week of our new normal. We allowed last week to be Spring Break with loose bed times and sleeping in. But as the reality sinks in that this is going to be where we are for the foreseeable future, Jonesy and I have decided to create … Continue reading A New Normal
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it … Continue reading It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.
Today as I had to work toward making appropriate adjustments in my department at work, I couldn’t help but think of all the ripples the pandemic is causing. In my job, I work with a supply chain that is being impacted by the closings and cancellations. Revenue disruption within the hospitality industry will lead to … Continue reading Ripples
Tuesday night we sat at dinner and I asked my husband if he thought I should be taking the coronavirus more seriously than I had been up to that point. The news of Berea College here in Kentucky closing down for the remainder of the semester and Vanderbilt moving to online courses made me feel … Continue reading Toilet paper