This Week...So Much Change

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Home Stager with Room Service Home Staging

 

This Week...So Much Change

 

Change is a part of life and we’ve all had major doses of change this year.

 

 

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Lao Tzu



With the school year approaching, parents and teachers are trying to figure out what will be best for not just the children but parents as well.  My niece is busy preparing her classroom and how she will work with whatever is decided. 

 

 

They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. Confucius



But, she’s also a mom of 3...all in different schools. Needless to say, she has her hands full. 

 

 

Tropical Storm Hanna is off the coast of Texas so yes...we will have weather changes this weekend. 

 

When we are no longer able to change a situation- we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor E Frankl

 

 

   

 

And there’s a new ‘Tude in Facebook!  Yes, our Anna Banana Kruchten Arizona's Top Banana!  created a Facebook Bananatude Group so we can continue the relationships and positive ‘Tudes we have in ActiveRain. Hope you’ll join in on the fun!



Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

 

Comments (34)

Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy, Wow, I guess she does have her hands full.  I am still not sure about opening schools till we have this virus under better control (my opinion)

Jul 25, 2020 08:34 AM
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Kathy Streib, your niece has a lot to prepare for. Wishing her and her children all the best. 

Jul 25, 2020 08:47 AM
Jeffrey Richman
Immediate Home Solutions - Waxhaw, NC
Creative Real Estate Specialist

Hi Kathy,

Change can be a good thing much of the time.  The rest, maybe not so good or challenging.  Hopefully, if it's the latter, you'll be able to make lemonaid out o9f lemons

Jul 25, 2020 09:54 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

When we are no longer able to change a situation- we are challenged to change ourselves.

That quote fits the bill with so many things that are going on the last several months!

Jul 25, 2020 10:08 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the PHOTOS group!

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Jul 25, 2020 10:09 AM
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Kathy- Too bad 2020 wasn't a reality show and we could change the channel or shut it off. 

Jul 25, 2020 01:21 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Hi Kathy first of all thanks for sharing the BT new FB group!  As for change - we were just chatting about that while having a 'car picnic'!  That's a change! Too hot to be sitting in a park!  So many, many changes and with each one I did find opportunities to make it the best possible for me. If we had children waiting/wanting to go back to school it be quite simple for me. I'm a big fan of private schools or charter schools. So that's where they'd be going to and most of those are opening in my area.  My niece is so sad as she was looking to her first year of junior high. Sweet little girl full of life and curiosity. Her Mom is a teacher and has decided to create a co-op per se with other parents and home school their 4 kids.  Huge job!

Jul 25, 2020 02:32 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy it is very understandable why your niece is feeling overwhelmed.

Jul 25, 2020 04:22 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Wayne Martin it keeps us on our toes!

Barbara Todaro it's a fun, positive group. 

Nina Hollander it's so hard for the parents. And even with relatives around to help, there's still the risk of the virus. 

Jul 25, 2020 05:40 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Kat Palmiotti I will make it so. 

Donald Urschalitz it definitely makes sure that we keep growing. 

Roy Kelley glad you liked the quotes!!! Hope you and Chef Dolores are doing well. 

Jul 25, 2020 05:44 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Brian England we're all fine and we all will adapt!!!

Ron and Alexandra Seigel I agree. I've learned to take it one day at a time. 

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD love the group!!!   We've all been through this before and this community is strong. 

 

 

Jul 25, 2020 05:53 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Grant Schneider my poor niece and other teachers have been waiting to find out when they will be starting classes again. 

Lottie Kendall life is too short to worry about what we can't fix or change.

Michael Jacobs a test or punishment!!!

Jul 25, 2020 06:02 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor e-Pro, CRS, RCS-D, Vets I don't spend much time on Facebook, probably because I don't want to get sucked into the Facebook hole and never return! LOL

Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR I suppose every 100 years or so life has to throw something like this at us. It's like the speed bump on a road. 

Jul 25, 2020 06:09 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Will Hamm I have no idea what the right or wrong answer is. It's up to every parent to make their own decision and I don't envy them that. 

Jul 25, 2020 06:12 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Thank you Beth Atalay All working parents need some assistance now. 

Jeffrey Richman I'm all for making lemonade out of lemons!!!

Myrl Jeffcoat don't you love that quote!!!! And, thank you for the feature in your group. 

 

 

 

Jul 25, 2020 06:16 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Sharon Lee excellent point!  This definitely feels like a reality show. 

Anna Banana Kruchten Arizona's Top Banana! Wow...your niece is industrious!!!  My niece considered having her sister-in-law help with home schooling but decided her children needed to be in school when the time is right. 

Jul 25, 2020 06:19 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

George Souto thank you. Thankfully, her school district is giving all of the children Chrome books for at home schooling. 

Jul 25, 2020 06:23 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

Right now, knock on wood, this site is working great.  Time will tell

Jul 26, 2020 12:19 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

Change seems almost constant these days and it's certainly not a time to be rigid!!

Love the quotes, especially Lao Tzu's!

Jeff

Jul 26, 2020 02:44 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

It's all starting to feel like the new normal. I wonder how much will actually go back to the way it was.

As for schools...I really don't want my daughter having to go back to teaching and I don't want my grands going to school yet either. We are still waiting to hear how it will all play out here.

Jul 30, 2020 07:52 AM