As the COVID-19 pandemic set in, our family found ourselves ungrounded without the typical structures of work and school schedules. A month later, we were blessed with the addition of our third child, which caused further change.
But, the upside was that when one of us began working from home, we regained lots of time as a family from the 2.5-3 hours a day that were typically spent commuting to work. To add family time and structure to our days, we began taking daily family walks with our kids each morning and some evenings before bed. This is cherished time for us as a family, builds structure into our days, and helps us connect to each other during these crazy times.
Laura & Laizer Albert
Fair Lawn, NJ
The words of this author reflect his/her own opinions and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Orthodox Union.
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