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Emmett finally got into his first live lesson

I’m not gonna lie. Distance learning has not been a positive experience thus far, but today is a new day. Elliott and Emmett are back at it and giving it yet another shake. Thus far, Elliott’s been met with more frustration and technical issues but Emmett seems to be doing pretty good. He’s currently in …

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This school year has me nervous

The new school year starts tomorrow morning and we’re as ready as we’re going to be. We spent the day working around the house. I sat down with each of the boys an went through school stuff. I tried my best to mentally prepare everyone for what feels like a monumental undertaking. Elliott and Emmett’s …

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Balancing work and kids and school and COVID19

I’m spending way too much time on the phone today trying to manage several problems at the same time and it’s just a lot bit overwhelming. While I’m on what feels like a perpetual hold, waiting for a representative to answer, I’m working on tomorrow’s podcast release. The kids are really demanding my attention today …

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I haven’t figured out how to approach all of this

I’m going to be splitting my focus this week between work and getting the kids ready to begin school next week. I have an interview first thing this morning and then a business meeting in the afternoon. After that, I’m working with the boys to help them get organized and prepped for school to begin …

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Distance learning for the first time is pretty f*cking scary

School is getting closer and closer and I’m getting nervous. We will be distance learning for the first time because there isn’t a snowballs chance in hell that I would put my kids in a classroom right now. I know it’s the right thing to do but I’m questioning whether I’m the right person for …

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Finalizing plans for this school year

I just got off the horn with the boys new school and they begin on August 17. We’re still waiting on something for Emmett but they’re finishing him up now. For the record, I will not be sending the kids to a brick and mortar school this year, as there is no universe in which …

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Have I mentioned how much I literally hate homework? Can anyone relate to this story?

Emmett missed most of last week because he wasn’t feeling well. I had work sent home for him to work on so he wasn’t so overwhelmed when he hopefully returns on Monday. Emmett is crazy smart and way ahead of everyone else in his class, so homework is something that should come relatively easy for …

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I hate feeling powerless

It’s now 1:47 AM and Emmett has just now fallen asleep. We’ve been trying to help him for hours upon hours. He has a really bad tummy ache and feels like he’s going to puke. This is stressful for any kid but it’s especially so with a kid like Emmett. To make things even worse …

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