Day in the Life is a series of occasional articles in which The Baltimore Sun looks at how Marylanders have been making their way through the coronavirus pandemic
Today: How a stay-at-home mother, who recently gave birth, and her family are navigating the pandemic.
Lisa Horning-Marrone of Frederick is a 34-year-old mother of five who gave birth to a boy April 7. Lisa’s concerns about her pregnancy and giving birth during the COVID-19 crisis grew throughout her 39 weeks of pregnancy. She left home only for doctor’s visits and let her husband, Rob, make trips for groceries and other necessities.
Their 3-year-old autistic daughter’s therapy has come to a stop during the governor’s stay-at-home orders. The family has health insurance, but no paycheck because her husband lost his job as a sound engineer after his company closed its doors amid the pandemic.
The family enjoys playing music and board games together to pass the time while at home. Although Lisa and her family are concerned about what the future will bring, they have been enjoying the small things in life together.