What a Laugh-Attack Taught Me About Homeschooling During Covid-19

Sometimes we just have to let them swim.

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She lets out a strange giggle. But it’s not really a giggle, it’s more of a cackle. Almost as though she is trying out this sound for the first time.


Have you ever been in a stressful situation, where your immediate response is to laugh?

I remember doing this when I was in middle school and sitting in a quiet classroom trying to take a pop quiz. Everyone else’s pencils would be running across their paper, but true to form, my brain was frozen due to test anxiety.

Mother, writer, user of too many hashtags.

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