• Mixed Emotions About Next School Year

    School Year 2021-2022? My Emotions Are Mixed

    Paperwork has been submitted for my son to start preschool next year and my daughter’s spot in kindergarten is confirmed. It should be a time of celebrating milestones. Instead I’m filled with a mix of exhaustion, anticipation and dread about the upcoming school year. We all have high hopes for next school year to get back to “normal” but at this point, I have my doubts. Will things ever be “normal” again or will we push forward with all the continued uncertainty and moving pieces that we now call “normal”? Because, frankly, all this uncertainty and moving pieces has left me a little traumatized, a lot overwhelmed and so, so…