Do you must hear a cheerful story? A “so a whole lot of hundreds of individuals have died and enormous swaths of the nation have refused to attempt to save lives and we’ve seen the Capitol attacked in an try to overturn an election however the whole lot isn’t horrible on a regular basis” sort of story?
So my son turned 4 early in this historic, life-altering pandemic, and clearly we needed to cancel his party. Oh, we had a Zoom get together for his preschool classmates, with music by a neighborhood youngsters’ musician. However to inform a child who was on the time recurrently having us take walks previous his college so he might peer within the door to be certain it’s closed as a result of he wasn’t going to have his get together, or a go to from his grandmothers, or something, actually, the primary yr he’d actually thought forward of time concerning the birthday he needed? Oof. So we consulted our resident public well being professionals (significantly, our constructing has two of them) and emailed everybody in our constructing asking for his or her assist to make his day slightly extra particular than a Zoom.