Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

The pandemic has forced many people to grapple with how to work from home — something I’ve been grappling with for quite a while. When I became my own boss, I also became more of a household manager and stay-at-home mom. I’m happy with this compromise.

Teaching in the pandemic is tough. But after a whole year, there are important takeaways.

I run high-school art classes online and in person

I used to feel ashamed crying in public. Now I embrace it every time.

In 2020, I started keeping my ‘crying diaries’

I used to laugh off anti-Asian jokes. Now, I will stick up for myself every time.

It’s been too easy to downplay racism in the past