Until this year, I’ve never felt compelled to publicly share what I’m thankful for beyond the family table. Social media seems to have the pulse of everyone’s gratitude, and, as expected in the year 2020, people have a new viewpoint from which to see their blessings.
This month, September, is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Five years ago this month, I called a doctor about a cough I couldn’t explain, and began a battle against non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Right now, you are five and six year olds. Your parents have been telling you about Kindergarten for months now, and the first day is finally here. It’s time to see for yourself what the big deal is. A new school, a new teacher, new classroom, new friends, new school supplies and a new normal.
This transition to stay-at-home-mom-dom is definitely not normal. Since the kids have been home since March, it is really fair to say it’s only been one month? And since I ran away to home to enlist the help of my own mom, can I take all the credit?