Parenting During The Pandemic

March 8th, 2020 was the first day of quarantine in Connecticut, and we just passed the one year mark of the pandemic, what a ride it has been and continues to be. I am thankful for my family’s health and well-being during this time, my husband is a first responder and his job has kept us on the edge of our seat since COVID-19 made its way into our lives and stole our sense of security and comfort. Parenting during the pandemic opened my eyes and brought me closer to my daughters, broadened my horizons, exposed my childhood traumas that … Continue reading Parenting During The Pandemic

Don’t forget to say, “I love you.”

Growing up these three words were rarely uttered. It could be our Asian heritage, a Guyanese thing, or maybe it was just my parents. Don’t get me wrong, my sister and I didn’t lack anything during our upbringing, my mother and father expressed their love for us by buying our favorite meals, the latest trends, and anything else we desired. We always had the newest shoes, and gadgets, our nails done, and anything else a girl could ask for. However, one thing that was missing during our upbringing was the discussion and expression of emotions. In my parents household, if … Continue reading Don’t forget to say, “I love you.”