Juggle Parenting

Having kids at home adds special challenges, and that’s especially the case if you don’t have childcare or activities lined up.

My kids—13 and 15—had their in-person schooling suspended in mid-March for at least two weeks, which ultimately was “the rest of the school year.” Two months later, we’ve gone through at least three changes in district and state planning, plus a week of “spring break,” as that was built into the instructional schedule.

Some parents of younger children are finding the task of “home school” a full-time job. Others are concerned their kids’ schools are stressing children out by keeping them to an always-on-video, full school day plus homework schedule.

What you must recall, if you’re taking care of children ...

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