Like every other family in Bethlehem, we are doing school at home. Beyond the challenges of also working two jobs from home, getting James to do his schoolwork is an exercise in patience. Or frustration.
I quickly gave up trying to work with him in the afternoon after my day job ended for the day. It is the worst time of day for him. He has ADHD, and it makes doing any work with him challenging.
I finally did most of his work with him over the weekend, breaking it into five-minute sessions, spread an hour or more apart.
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COVID 19 scams are popping up everywhere on the internet and in your personal email.
P.T. Barnum is thought to have coined the phrase, “There’s a sucker born every minute.”
Don’t be this minute’s sucker!
Use common sense and remember that if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is a con.
There are scams offering free cell phones (to relieve the loneliness and connect with others), relief from debt, dietary supplements and tea blends as a supposed cure or prevention, and “special” disinfectants advertised as cheaper, better, safer or natural, etc.
The question: What kinds of things have you been doing to fill your coronavirus induced down time?
Several weeks before the coronavirus cancellations started, I learned I had won tickets to Brickfest. It’s a traveling convention of LEGOS. James is just getting excited about LEGOS, and finally has the patience to build some small thing with them. So it was exciting. We danced around the living room. Then we got practical.