Life week 14: 4th week of ECQ

We are finding our flow with this quarantine as it will stay for a while. I started to enjoy from time to time our core family being together all the time. Me working like crazy, husband being helpful with house tasks (do meal preps so I only need to cook, clean the floor 1000 times a day, take girls down while I prep dinner), and super helpful kids with chores. Our current routine:

I wake up around 4:30-5am. 5:30-6:30 I jog around the pool. Then the girls come to play with their scooters while I either walk or catch up with a friend over the phone. Most of the days, the girls’ friends also come so they start their day really nicely meeting their friends, being outdoor, fresh air.

8-9am: breakfast for everyone.

9-12pm: I work, Sofia does her homework (piano, mandarin, math, reading) by herself besides me. Lizzy usually goes to her friends’ for play.

12-1pm: lunch break. I usually make something quick like dumplings, leftovers, pasta, soup, salad.

1:30-3:30pm: everyone takes a nap except me. I enjoy the quiet house to do some reading for work.

3:30-5:30pm: girls play at the house by themselves. Sometimes they do cosmic yoga or kids workout.

5:30pm-6:15pm: girls go down by the pool with hubby while I prepare dinner.

6:15-7pm: dinner

7-8pm: girls watch mystery science while I chill out, then they prep for bed, read for a while and lights out.

8-9pm: I either read a book or watch series. Most of the days I am just so tired and would be in bed by 8:30pm and asleep before 9.

I am grateful to start the day with this view, my lovely running path

I am grateful they have each other during this difficult time. I love how cheerful they are despite being lockdown.

I am grateful we have more thane enough food. I order so many vegetables that sometimes I have to give away to neighbours. I made this pumpkin oatmeal pancakes with leftover soy milk pulp

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started to make bread again

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girls love this honey sweet potato rolls for their breakfast with more honey and almond butter

we will be in lockdown for another 3 weeks. It sounds like daunting than 3 weeks ago. I know we can survive and thrive this 🙂

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