Kids

RBG: One Notorious Mother

This is not a hagiography of Ruth Bader Ginsberg (RBG), the Supreme Court Justice, Judge of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, lawyer for the ACLU, or law professor. This is a story of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the working mother and wife well ahead of her time. How Ginsberg got…



Why I’m Sending My Kids to School This Year

I’m sending my kids back to school. Am I selfish and would rather my kids die and/or spread a deadly virus than deal with them myself? No. I am just as terrified as anyone could be. I have weighed my options, looked at my past experiences, and made a decision…




What Happens When Covid Cases Appear at School?

With private schools reopening and public schools not far behind, you might be wondering how things will be handled if someone in your child’s school comes home with covid. Or you might be wondering what you are supposed to be do if your child is exposed to covid outside of…




Can We Kill End of the Year Awards Already?

When I was a senior in high school, the student body voted me  “Most Musical (Girl)”. This wasn’t because I could play or even read music. It’s because I had a sad, obvious, and very unreciprocated crush on an actual musician (drummer- what a thirst trap) and I maturely expressed…


The Kids Will Be All Right

The amount of sleep, mental energy, and anxiety I have given up to worrying about my kids’ education since the schools closed on March 16 could easily fill a dumpster. My thoughts have constantly slalomed between “everyone else is in the same boat” to “OMG they are not going to…