“Mommy, in the movie that we watched, why did all the ponies live in fear? Why were they always so afraid?”
Imagine the inhuman effort of not going on a rant about COVIDiocy in response.
When she grows up, she’ll ask me, “was I already born during the COVID pandemic? Why don’t I remember it?” This will be a huge victory for me. I didn’t let this craziness cloud her childhood, and this makes me proud.
It’s not about masks or indoor activities. It’s about whether the parents live in fear. That’s what causes the greatest harm, and it’s up to all of us to avoid it.