Last week Lani wrote about her five tools to keep her New Year’s resolutions. My five stress reducing tools for the new year are meant to meet my biggest goal for 2021: to reduce stress and anxiety.
This week’s blog will address the living strategies our family has adopted to get us through virtual/homeschool with two very active boys (1st and 3rd grades), while we work almost full time.
Four weeks into our first full virtual school year, I bring you a bevy of home learning strategies in this week’s blog. Part 1 of this series will detail what virtual school looks like for us, Part 2 will cover the living strategies we are employing.
Although we had not spent a night outside of our home since February, or even eaten outside at a restaurant, we felt that the mental health benefits to our family would be worth the risks of the trip. Maine has consistently had one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 transmission and strict travel restrictions. We were not disappointed.
This summer is a hard one. The kids want to see their friends, go to camp, and play in the pool. In other words, they want normalcy. Here are some tricks that have helped us get through the first month of summer.