And then I realized that maybe we’re learning something in this storm of pandemic and quarantine and social distancing. Maybe we’re learning some things as a family that I don’t want to unlearn when the world goes back to normal.
When all of this mess is over, I hope that we don’t forget to play hide and seek out back in the woods. Someday, when they bring their significant others to meet us, we all run out there like we did today and hide deep in the leaves and bear poop, listening.
In hindsight, God has always provided, and while I can’t imagine how He is going to get us through this storm of virus and quarantine, I know He is. I have proof that He has provided great blessings through much worse.
Nothing has really changed here. EXCEPT…I found my husband cheating on me with another woman. Yes. And just in time for our anniversary. Fortunately, I have photographic evidence of the whole thing! Check out the photo below.
I would say that the school system has experienced disconnected, detached and irresponsible parents for far too long. This experience had made me realize that I have been woefully out of touch with what my children are learning and HOW they are learning it.
I’ve been thinking a lot about this situation, and how rare it is for us all as a nation to basically be in “lockdown” together. I realized this morning though, that how Mike and I respond to these challenges will be planting seeds in our children for the rest of their lives. Only we can decide if they are good seeds or bad seeds.
She enjoys being around her brothers though, and today, Daniel drew a pair of glasses and a mustache on himself just to get her to laugh. It worked. She laughed so hard, it vibrated the walls. Those are good sounds, and they fill my heart.