Expect the unexpected and do your best to embrace the bumps in the road. My go to method of accepting what I can’t change is to switch off the news and social media, and disappear in to Netflix for an hour or so. A large mug of tea, a chocolate bar and Tilly curled up next to me also helps.
Blogging and the blogging community certainly helped to help keep me grounded. I’m so grateful to all of you who read and reach out via the comments.
Podcasts are brilliant – entertaining and informative in equal measure – and my favourite is still Americast.
I need exercise in my life. Daily walks with Tilly, online Step classes and 10-minute Pilates sessions have helped both my physical and mental-health wellbeing.
Cyber cropping with The Best Friend has been a brilliant way to remain connected. We chat, we laugh and, sometimes, we simply scrap together in companionable silence.
There’s nothing wrong with putting on loungewear/pjs mid-afternoon. It’s not as it we’re going anywhere and nobody is calling at the house. 🙂
My grocery shopping habits have improved beyond recognition. I plan more, there are fewer impulse purchases and I have in-person visits down to around twice a week.
Not being able to see and hug the people I care about has been so much harder than I thought it would be.
Homeschooling needs a more defined plan to work. Several weeks into Homeschooling 2.0, things are going fairly well, although there are still a few bumps that need to be ironed out.
The global pandemic has only served to highlight the inequalities in our world and this is something we all need to address.