Parenting During a Pandemic
Submitted by Nathan Wheat
Until recently, work never came home with me. Somehow I've avoided being tethered by a work-issued cell phone, and I’ve had a handy excuse for not checking work emails on the weekends: I don’t have Internet at home. You’d be surprised how much time you gain when there aren’t Tweets to check, Netflix shows to binge, or unboxing videos to comment on!
I’m sure mine isn’t the only home that has seen significant changes recently. With an eye on the news, I finally broke down and signed up for Internet service, and now work never leaves my home.
Here are some things I’ve done to keep my five year old busy and myself sane:
We're only eight work days into this new routine, and it's not yet clear how long it needs to last, but as of right now it feels like it's going to work.
5/8/2020 11:32:24 am
Nathan, this is so inspirational. I need to find a cookbook that DOES have marshmallows in every recipe. :) Your son is lucky to have you as a father.
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