Hospital stays, sick kids, sick parents, death and disease.
The shut-downs in areas with active outbreaks were the right choice, but four weeks was the right time frame. We have gone past that. WAY past that. (Areas that didn’t have a lot of cases were right not to shut down; there simply wasn’t a need to stop any transmission where there weren’t cases. ) […]Read More
My Mother-in-Law died the Wednesday before Mother’s Day 2020 of COVID-19. The hardest thing is that the last time any of us saw her in person, she was well. At 90+, her memory was shot, but she was happy and physically well. (The image in this post is from the last time I saw her, […]Read More
Honestly, I’m tired of writing the same things over and over on Facebook. I’ve decided to write a series of posts about different subjects related to COVID-19 with what I’ve learned in the reading I’m doing. So, here they are in a nutshell: The government was right to have a four-week shutdown, but areas like […]Read More
Mema and COVID-19 My mother-in-law was diagnosed with COVID-19 on April 29th. Most people speak in generalities, and how things feel. This is specifics – her O2 levels, lab results, and other clinical details that most people don’t know or ask about. I will keep updating it as her story unfolds. (Because of HIPPA, there […]Read More
We all want to comfort the ones we love, especially our children, when they are upset or stressed but not all parents, or all kids, are comfortable talking about feelings. For that matter, a lot of times kids genuinely don’t understand what is upsetting them. There are times that trying to force a conversation makes […]Read More
Originally published on The Moderate Mom. Doctors and Trust My kids have had all their vaccines on the standard schedule, except for Gardisal (not taken), Rotavirus (hunted down so my child could have it), and flu vaccines (they have them, but not every year). I am not going to discuss the autism-vaccine link because it […]Read More