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Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

Recently, we spoke to contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW, about how to speak to kids about coronavirus. In the few weeks since then, many schools across the country have closed—some with little notice. Parents may be wondering not only how to deal with the logistics of...

Coronavirus: How To Deal as a Working Mom

Coronavirus: How To Deal as a Working Mom

If you’re a working mom who already felt constantly pulled between two busy worlds, coronavirus school closures (and adding a “teacher” job to your daily To Dos) can be incredibly overwhelming. We turned to Lauren Smith Brody, the author of The Fifth Trimester: The...

Remote Learning Tools: Apps & Websites to Try

Remote Learning Tools: Apps & Websites to Try

  If you’re moonlighting as a homeschool teacher for the next few weeks, technology can help get you up to speed. High quality apps and websites exist for every subject and every age. For younger kids, they can add some variation to other screen-free activities....

St. Patrick’s Day Craft & Recipe Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day Craft & Recipe Ideas

This story was provided by contributor From Scratch with Maria Provenzano. Ready to go green on March 17th? I’ve got all the fun crafts, DIY’s, and recipe ideas that’ll make your kids want to celebrate! St. Patrick’s Day is a fun way to talk about Ireland’s heritage...

Fun & Simple “Lesson Plans” During School Closures

Fun & Simple “Lesson Plans” During School Closures

  This story was contributed by Christine Hernandez. When my son’s preschool closed for the rest of the month because of COV-19 I went into panic mode for a while. Thinking about juggling a newborn and a three year old while being stuck in the house seemed like a...

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