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5 Ways to Avoid the COVID Slide (A Teacher's Tips)

5 Ways to Avoid the COVID Slide (A Teacher's Tips)

With the arrival of summer, many parents fear the inevitable onset of summer learning loss, where students lose some of the skills and knowledge they gained while school was in session. This year, those fears have been worsened by a pandemic that has caused school closures and severe disruptions to learning routines. According to one…
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Amid Worldwide Protests: A Frank Perspective on Racism for Parents

Amid Worldwide Protests: A Frank Perspective on Racism for Parents

Editor’s Note: On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died while police restrained him face down on the ground—kneeling on his neck and back as he struggled to breathe and eventually lost consciousness. Videos of the shocking incident sparked nationwide protests and renewed discussions over systemic racism and police brutality toward people…
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6 Ways to Successfully Work from Home While Helping Kids Learn at Home

6 Ways to Successfully Work from Home While Helping Kids Learn at Home

In the wake of COVID-19, the bulk of the nation has been asked to shelter at home whenever possible. Schools and daycare centers are closed, and many non-essential employees are working remotely. Parents and children co-existing at home for most of the day is unprecedented and comes with unique challenges. As parents struggle to balance…
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6 Ways Kids Can Stay Connected During Quarantine and Social Distancing

6 Ways Kids Can Stay Connected During Quarantine and Social Distancing

The recent school closures and social distancing measures due to COVID-19 have made family life more complicated. Kids no longer have access to their favorite after-school activities, playdates, or even communal places like playgrounds. As quarantine stretches on and everyone stays at home, your kids might get sad or upset that they can’t see their…
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Make Quarantine Memorable with Giggle Parenting

Make Quarantine Memorable with Giggle Parenting

We are more than a month into the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and it has been hard on everyone in one way or another. Some of us are new to online learning, others are balancing demanding work schedules of one or both parents, all while doing our best to manage a household of emotions being challenged…
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How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s natural to feel anxious about the covid-19 pandemic. School closures, home quarantines, social distancing, and grim media reports can be confusing and frightening for children. Here are some tips on how talk to kids in each age range and how to address their specific concerns.

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