What I’ll tell my daughter about the year 2020
This will lift your spirits.
Katharine Reid writes a letter to her baby, a Roots of Empathy tiny teacher, describing this extraordinary moment in time as we all stay home. As Katharine writes, social isolation comes with challenges, and yes, joys. Thank you, Katharine, for this beautiful letter in She Does The City Life Stories.
Things are a little weird right now. Our world, as we know it, has changed.
You just turned 10 months old, during a global pandemic. We are in social isolation. You will not see your grandparents, cousins or aunts and uncles in person again until you are at least one year old (and probably more). We won’t be going to the library, the bakery, the park.
You’re walking now and you’ve had plenty of time to work on your cool new skill while hanging around the house. Your favourite thing to do is walk across the room, arms stretched towards me, and throw yourself into my arms.
You’re so good at making people happy. You even have a job doing just that…” read more…