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Bev Grondin

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Keeping my sh*t together

Nothing in life has prepared me for this. These beautiful, sunny, early Spring days have been the hardest ones of my life. I have felt immense grief. I lost my father a few years after my mother chose that she didn’t want to really be a mother anymore. I

Losing track of the days but still grateful

Today is March 27, and I think this is day 13 of semi-isolation. I keep track by remembering that my kids were at school on Friday, March 13. No one in my family is sick (thank goodness), but we are taking no chances. For the first few days, I allowed

Wisdom from an 11 year old

We are on Day 2 of a teacher strike in my area. I thought it would a struggle to find things to occupy my kids (and their friends who have been around) while I try to get work done. They have surprised and impressed me with their ability to keep