Field Day, Gym Shoes, and Other Lost Things

Grief can show up differently in kids. Sometimes, it’s centered around gym shoes

Photo by Anna Samoylova on Unsplash

My 9-year-old daughter didn’t express any grief at the closing of her school until the day she realized there would be no field day. Before that, she’d treated the quarantine as an extended snow day without the snow. And what kid doesn’t love a snow day?

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