The Truth About Parenting, Working, and Educating At Home During The COVID-19 Crisis


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Mom and three kids #togetherathome"It's the end of the world as we know it." R.E.MSince this past Monday, the theme song for "Friends" has been on replay in my head. Since then, I have been running an elementary school and a daycare and a law department all out of my house. Yeah, this is totally real and not a movie. How did I begin living this adventure?!& The Friday before last, the governor of Pennsylvania made the decision that every parent with school age children would become responsible for their instruction. And that Saturday, our day care closed as well. So, on Monday, I began running "La Escuela Chatón". I thought I was up for the challenge being the child of& an educator and all. Needless to say, I have been humbled by this experience.There’s a book that was turned into a movie called, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”and last Monday day was kind of like that… The Kids Are Alright, but Coronavirus Home School is Something Else!the culprit who drew on my walsIt turns out, running an elementary school for two grades while working from home, while watching a toddler is a whole lot...