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April 14, 2020

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Palpable Dark & Light: Parenting in the COVID Era

Darkness is your candle.
Your boundaries are your quest.
You must have shadow and light source both.
Listen, and lay your head under the tree of awe.

– Rumi –

Palpable Dark & Light: Parenting in the COVID Era

“A harsh light has illuminated the cobwebs that cloud my spirit. Subtle expectations, the drive to produce, a persistent need for external validation, a victim mentality, a relentless checklist of logistical calculations (Kids lunch? Check. Dinner prepped for tomorrow? Check.Time for a quick run in between meetings? Check. Check. Check. Check. Oops, missed that one. Check again.)” During a rare stretch of quietude on a recent afternoon, a mother of two young ones sat down to pen some reflections on her experience of parenting in the midst of a global pandemic. { read more }

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How are you experiencing the light and dark in this moment? Take a moment to capture your reflections. For more inspiration, here is a platform that offers a multitude of resources for families during this period. { more }

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