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Be Gentle with Yourself

Be Gentle with Yourself

It is hard to ignore what this pandemic means to me and my family. Certainly, it has changed how we shop for groceries (delivery or curb pick up), how we attend school (Nana as on-line co-teacher but offering no recess with classmates), and how we celebrate (socially...
Invisible Puzzle Pieces

Invisible Puzzle Pieces

The other day my grandson, Max, 4, said, “Nana, when are we going to the Show and Tell House?” We were in the car on the way to Oak Creek Canyon for a change of scenery, beach towels and floaties at the ready.  Max was once enrolled in a preschool class so the...
Too Much Togetherness?

Too Much Togetherness?

The longer this stay at home situation is necessary the more likely our coping mechanisms will get stretched thin. AZAFAP Happy Hour happens every Friday at 9 if you need a friendly face or understanding ear. I host them from the comfort of my couch. Watch your email...
Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It

There is so much contrast between how each of us is experiencing this COVID19 shut down. I’m sitting at my breakfast table watching my grandchildren play in the backyard now that the weather has turned spring like here in Flagstaff. I have already placed a grocery...