Diane Gottlieb writes open-hearted stories about people in pain who choose to grow.

Archive for April 2020

Do We Have Enough Toilet Paper Yet?

Toilet paper. Toilet paper. Toilet paper. It seemed for a while that the nation’s worry about the availability of TP ranked just below the concern for the ill, the death tolls, and the economy.   One of the unforeseen fallouts of the COVID19 pandemic has been the run (excuse the pun) on toilet paper. The…

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No School is No Break—“Safer” is Not Always Home

When I first heard that schools were closing due to COVID 19—indefinitely—and that parents would have to take over much of the teaching and entertaining, I thought (only half-jokingly) I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy. Add to that the social distancing regulations, which nixed all playdates and trips to the playground, and the…

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