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My Quarantine As Told on TikTok
Some people give themselves a break while in quarantine. Some people need to focus their creative energy or else they lose their mind.
Harlow is Officially Our Family Easter Bunny
As per usual, when it comes to holidays, Harlow is ALL IN. I was going to skip Easter this year, since it’s not really our holiday, but Harlow had other plans.
All Dressed Up, Nowhere to Go: Passover Edition!
Our first night of Passover felt extra special this year. Watching my family come up with resourceful ways to uphold our traditions even when we couldn’t all celebrate in person was a beautiful thing.
Home Isolation: A Diary of My 10 Day Quarantine
I hope this diary is helpful to explain my progression of symptoms and also for how I handled being isolated in our guest room while having two young kids.
Quarantine Mike is my Favorite Mike
One thing I have learned in this whole thing is that MY HUSBAND IS AMAZING IN A CRISIS.
First Week in Family Lockdown: A Play by Play
This post was written over a week ago, as a recap of everything we did during “Self-Quarantine: Week One” to keep our kids entertained while stuck at home.
My Doctor Believes I have Covid-19; Here are My Symptoms
As of yesterday, I am under instruction from my doctor to quarantine myself from my family for the next ten days. Here is a daily timeline of my symptoms.
My Family: Where We Were and Where We Are Now
I feel like this week has lasted two years and it’s only Wednesday. I’ll be honest, I’ve been struggling with what to write. Not only what to write, but when to write.
It’s Time to Cancel Everything
We canceled our trip to Park City today (we were supposed to leave on Wednesday) and we are not going to the Billie Eilish concert (which is so far still scheduled for Sunday). We are taking Coronavirus seriously.
Just Here Waiting for the Outbreak
Right now feels very strange. Like we are all living in a science fiction movie.
Selling Girl Scout Cookies the Old Fashioned Way
We don’t sell Girl Scout Cookies online. I prefer to make the girls really work for every sale, just like I did when I was a kid.
Harlow’s Panda-Doughnut Baking Birthday Party
At Harlow’s 7th birthday party… there were pandas. There were doughnuts. There were panda doughnuts. Yep, that’s right. We celebrated with a panda doughnut baking party at Freshmade NYC.
New Hope for My Lifelong Struggle with Eczema
Hi. I’m Ilana and I have struggled with eczema my whole life. But thanks to two recent discoveries, I might finally have a way to keep it in check.
Mazzy has a Future In Meme Creation
Some kids learn math or law or engineering from their parents. My kids learn meme creation.
That Time Mazzy Was Asked to Brag About Herself
In the hallway of Mazzy’s school, student projects often hang outside the classroom. When Mazzy’s work is on the wall, I can’t help but compare hers to the other kids in the class.
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