Tag: covid19

happiness

What I’ve Learned from my Daughter about Happiness (even during Tough...

One of the many things I appreciate about children is their ability to be happy and optimistic. I admire their resilience and their pure...

Colorado Shines: Navigating Childcare In Uncertain Times

These past few months have been unsettling and challenging in ways few of us imagined while toasting to 2020 on New Year's Eve. Some...
quality time

Time: Finding Quality in the Quantity

This pandemic has gifted us all with a lot of time together. We have been doing everything together in my house. No one has...

I am an Essential Worker. So is my Husband. We have...

Yesterday I broke down for the 20th time in the last month.  Tears of stress and frustration overwhelming me.  Anxiety gripping my chest.  Disappointment...
grandparents

Bridging the Grandparents Distance Gap: Covid19 Edition

"High Risk." Nobody likes labels or being lumped into a category that makes it sound like you are "less strong" than another demographic.  It...
Pregnancy

Pregnancy in Quarantine

My husband and I announced back in April that we are expecting a baby in September!  We are beyond excited, but this also comes...
pandemic

My Greatest Pandemic Lesson: As Taught By My Children

We have all been through a lot over the past several weeks. Our daily lives have been turned upside down and we have been...
class of 2020

Ladies and Gentleman of the Class of 2020

In my “other life,” I am a student advisor to adult students. Please allow me to brag for just a moment. I have been working with...
Small Business

A Love Letter to the Small Business

To all small business owners, It's never easy building something from scratch — starting with nothing but a dream, a goal, and determination. It takes...
alimony

Alimony and COVID-19: Who Pays What?

A lot of people are losing their jobs right now. Businesses are being deemed non-essential. Employees are staying home to protect their own health....