Countries across Europe are setting out schedules for reopening businesses, yet schools remain closed. How will that work?
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Italy shows us that controlling the pandemic will require reshaping family life in much of the world.
“The good news is that the parent you are today is not the parent you have to be tomorrow.”
The rules of the pandemic require every person to stay put in one household. The laws of joint custody require the exact opposite.
When something outside your control changes your life, it’s what you do with what you can control that really shapes your children.
I’m making sure that our kids exercise, have a schedule, spend time outside each day, and try to maintain as normal a life as possible. What more can I do?
Play is children’s language, and parents shouldn’t be concerned if the pandemic has been showing up in kids’ games lately.
Medical professionals need to be at work more urgently than ever, but their child care has essentially evaporated. Eager (but fragile) networks of volunteers have stepped in to help.
COVID-19 doesn’t appear to be a major concern for children’s health, but the youngest among us will still bear the larger burdens of trauma and economic fallout.
I’m a war correspondent, but nothing prepared me for navigating the joys and fears of pregnancy under lockdown
A global pandemic adds several more layers of logistical and emotional overwhelm to the already overwhelming time of new parenthood.
Pandemics affect men and women differently.
As American schools close, parents are suddenly faced with the challenge of keeping their children occupied at home.
Districts can give parents some flexibility while implementing stronger mitigation measures.
We can get a sense of what to expect from Hong Kong, where students have already been out of school for more than a month.