Dancing Away The Blue During A Pandemic

My daughter started a Jazz/Hip Hop class. She enjoyed every moment of it. She said that it made her so happy and glad her friends are in her class too. She’s going to dance away her blues during the pandemic with her girls. What could be better than that? Nothing at all.  My daughter started…

We Survived Week One of Virtual School

The first week of virtual school is over! I’m so relieved because it has been a nightmare and an emotional roller. The first day… my daughter had an anxiety attack/meltdown. I calmed her down. We got through it together. Luckily, she had Art so her first day made a happy turn because that’s the one…

To My Kindergarten

To My Kindergarten,  Kindergarten starts in a week! You’re going to be an official elementary school student soon! I’m so excited… sorta because it’s virtual Kindergarten right now.  I want you to know how proud I am you! You have come such a long way these last 5 1/2 years. You have new hobbies and…

Camp Brought Back My Daughter’s Pre-Quarantine Self

My daughter was showing sides of depression during the last few months. She didn’t have energy and sad all the time. I started to worry because it’s scary how my 5 year old could feel this way. The silliness was gone as if it disappeared and never existed. I didn’t what to do to cheer…

The Light Is Starting to Shine Through The Pandemic

This is our life now.This is how mommy and you have to shop.This is how mommy and you stay safe. I never thought you would have to live in a world were masks are required in public.Life doesn’t always go as planned though from time to time. I’m so proud of you for listening to…

A Letter To My Daughter: Losing Her Front Teeth During The Pandemic

Dear Princess, You look so adorable with her two front teeth missing. You’re growing up so fast. I just can’t believe how many teeth you lost now. I’m not surprised though because you got your baby teeth starting growing at 4 months. I guess I just don’t want you to grow up. I can’t help…

My Daughter’s Emotional Letter to The Tooth Fairy

Kids shouldn’t be feeling like this. A five year old shouldn’t know what this kind of sadness. She’s feeling emotions that I’m not sure how to explain in a way she will understand. She’s breaking my heart hearing her say things like this. I’m feeling bad for social distancing her from people at times. I…

Quiet Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

My daughter and I took a walk around our neighborhood yesterday. Well, she drove her scooter and I walked. She didn’t sleep well and extra moody, so I decided to take her out for some fresh air. She always needs fresh air on her grumpy days. She especially needs time outside even more during quarantine….

Letter To My Daughter During Quarantine Spring Break

Dear Little Princess, I love you more than you may know. You’re my light when everything is dark in my life. Quarantine hasn’t changed this because you still are my light during this dark time. I’m writing you this letter because I can’t get over how much you’re missing during this time. This year didn’t…

How The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Affecting My Daughter’s Life

Coronavirus took over New Jersey and hit us hard. Our lives have never been the same since then because so much has changed. I’m trying to explain to a five year old what’s going on when the truth is that I don’t even know. The Coronavirus is seriously so confusing to explain when so many…