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From: The Washington Post

How Parents Are Turning Toward Gratitude in the Pandemic

“Graduation is canceled, we can’t fly home to visit family in Texas, and no, school won’t be in person this year.” I say this fast to my teenage daughter, bracing myself for her reaction. She shrugs her shoulders, a resignation settling into her arms and legs, as she walks away and her bedroom door slams.

I understand her anger and melancholy. We are practicing a different vocabulary in 2020, with words such as social distancing, pandemic, masks and covid-19 — terms that may have sounded dystopian before this year. The jerky roller-coaster ride has meant making cancellations, juggling multiple roles and sacrificing normalcy.

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