• Catching Up on Autumn

    Dena November 16, 2020

    I haven’t been as present here as I would like lately because wonderful things are happening for our family. There is so much that I plan to share in the coming months, but for now I want to do a little catching up about what’s been happening this autumn. This season has been a whirlwind of change, strife and growth. Back in August, I decided to stop drinking alcohol. I…

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  • School in the Time of COVID-19

    Dena September 24, 2020

    Here we are, three weeks into the 2020/2021 school year and for most of us, it feels as though we’ve been at this for six months. It’s been a roller coaster. Schools around the nations are all implementing different approaches to “back-to-school” during a global…

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  • 7 Activities to Enjoy During the Quarantine

    Dena September 15, 2020

    Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us struggled to find time for activities that we loved. For many, however, the quarantine has given us all the time that we had hoped to have at our hands. The truth is sometimes it feels that we have…

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  • First Day of School 2020/2021

    Dena September 14, 2020

    Hello, sweet friends! How are you? Oh my goodness. The last few weeks have been such a whirlwind! But in the midst of it all, we survived our first week of “hybrid” schooling last week. Today is the first day of our second week and…

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  • The Pandemic & Our Seedlings

    Dena April 7, 2020

    We’ve just started our fourth week in quarantine. We’re going on a month of isolation. A couple of days before the decision was made to close my children’s school, I was in parent teacher conferences with their teachers. Roman’s teacher asked me if we had…

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