Isolation Behavior: Simple Changes During the Pandemic

The inability to go about many of life’s normal tasks has given me an opportunity to rest. I’m not driving kids all over the place. I have few social obligations and none of them require me to get dressed, go out, or spend money. I’m free to read, rest, pray, think, and just be.… Read More Isolation Behavior: Simple Changes During the Pandemic

4 Tips for Homeschooling: Whether by Choice or Sudden Necessity

Whether you have always desired to homeschool, you have shifted gears to homeschool when public schools no longer met your standards (like me), or you have suddenly found yourself homeschooling as a result of social isolation, you can find a way to make it work for your family.… Read More 4 Tips for Homeschooling: Whether by Choice or Sudden Necessity

Power Mom: Polly Gaskins

My mom has been an excellent mother to me and a fantastic “Gee-gee” to my children. On top of that, her superpower is connecting people. She remembers birthdays, graduations and anniversaries. She know who is related to who, and how. She recognizes classmates, church members, neighbors, coworkers, and nearly everyone she meets. With that, she connects, introduces, visits, sends cards, and makes phone calls. She knows me and you, your mama and your cousin too.
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Power Mom: Rheneisha Robertson

Rheneisha has committed herself to the work of the organization, taking the responsibility of various positions until reaching her current one, Chief Programs Officer. Additionally, she is involved in various community organizations and she consistently helps her 85 year old grandmother while keeping up with the clubs, organizations, teams, and activities in which her husband and children are involved.… Read More Power Mom: Rheneisha Robertson

Long Distance Daughter

She has a key to the house and will check in as needed. I also have aunts, uncles, other family members and neighbors who would check on her if I asked. It’s important to keep the lines of communication open. Text, call, email, video chat, or do whatever you like doing. People that you trust can be your eyes, ears, hands and feet when you’re too far away to see your loved ones and help them yourself. Stay in contact with them.
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Ladysitting: The Book That Reminded Me of Myself

I finished the book feeling like someone that I didn’t know knew me. While I’ve enjoyed most of the books I’ve read in the past few years I can’t remember one having this kind of affect on me. After reading the last words I returned to the book’s first pages where I saw myself in the preface, enjoying my childhood memories of “delight and time.”… Read More Ladysitting: The Book That Reminded Me of Myself