Coronavirus

around here: week 21 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{May 17-23rd}{Daddy’s home!} {pc: Carly}{pc: Carly}{pc: Carly} {flashback to the first night Ramona slept with Wyatt} Rejoicing… that Josh is home for good now that his sister’s house is ready to go on the market.  It listed on Friday and had 3 showings that day! Her family will be moving here when it sells, and I can’t wait to have more family here. Reading… history aloud to the kids and almost finished with the first book in the series. We…

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It Is What It Is – Single Mum, Parents Article

View from my window (not tonight) Yes, we are in enforced quarantine until the 10th of June. Just as we started to socialise a bit, just as DD was getting back into the school routine, and the evening before I was due to go back to my school… we got the WhatsApp from DD’s teacher.First some background. A big high school in Jerusalem had a few students who tested positive to corona. They shut the school and set up testing…

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Alone Together, Toxic Condescension | The Single Dad’s Guide to Life – Single Dad, Parents Article

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. No, this does not make me Hamlet. I did not have my uncle kill my father to be able to get together with my mother. As difficult as I might find myself in this situation, that would warp me in a way I could not come back from. Living with knowledge that dark would send one into a lifetime hole of longing and regret. And while the Coronapocalypse drives me crazy with…

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The Cunningham Family: around here: week 20 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{May 10-16th}   {baby wyatt!} Celebrating… Mother’s Day with Josh out of town helping his sister finish her house to get it on the market.  We were missing him fierce the whole time he was gone (I don’t think I have ever missed him so much, and I lived an entire school year without him when Carly was a newborn-), single parenting during COVID not being my strong suit, but the kids came in strong for my special day, making…

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Parenting in the Age of COVID-19. Staying Supportive. TEIS, Inc. – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below!By TEIS Early Intervention Staff The Coronavirus Pandemic has provided many new and unexpected challenges for everyone. Whether you are a young mother, a parent working from home, or grandparent used to helping with the kids, we’ve all had to adapt to new modes of coping in a very short span of time. Being in a lockdown situation creates new challenges, especially for those caring for young children, children with developmental delays,…

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How to Cut Hair at Home: For Kids and Adults – Parenting Twins Article

Save money, time, and keep your family safe by learning how to cut hair at home for kids and adults. Includes a helpful list of products you’ll need to start cutting your family’s haircuts at home. If you want to learn how to cut hair at home we have compiled a great list of products you’ll need to order and video tutorials you’ll want to watch to get ready. Cutting hair for kids is really not as hard as it…

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Intermittent Fasting Week Thirteen: Woolly Mammoth Blues – Single Dad, Parents Article

Another week, another dollar.  Or maybe another dollar.  With all the craziness going on out there, it’s never certain what’s going to happen around the corner.  Which is why it’s nice to know that I have been able to tuck some money aside in case of a rainy day.  Of course, I have the money set aside for my daughter and me to make a trip to Walt Disney World.  And I suppose I can go back to planning such…

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“My daughters just can’t remember life without this boy, he is their cheeky little brother.” – Foster Parents Article

Author: PCF Tags: Coronavirus, Fostering with birth children Abby – TACT Foster Carer since 2014Scotland I am a mum of two birth children, or ‘belly babies’ as I call them. Their father and I had planned that after having children of our own we would keep a space for a ‘heart baby’ – a foster child in other words. So, when the time was right we started our fostering journey together, but we have since divorced so I have continued…

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Is It Over? – R2BC – Single Mum, Parents Article

One single poppy(There was a live concert in the street below. Not much social distancing.Israelis are largely voting with their feet on that.)Here are this week’s Reasons 2B Cheerful. It’s an interesting exercise to come up with things when you only venture outside twice a week to go to the supermarket. Thank goodness for facebook and zoom. And You Tube and Netflix of course. The Linky is with Becky on Lakes Single Mum if you want to see what other…

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Coronavirus Sucks: My New Nightmare – Single Dad, Parents Article

Yesterday was insane.  I don’t know about completely insane.  But it felt like the world collapsed in on me from every direction.  I spent the day trying to get things done.  At the same time, it felt like someone buried my shoes in molasses.  And I had a hill to climb.  I could try to move forward.  But with every step forward I felt myself sliding back.  The goalpost felt further and further in the distance with every step.  And…

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