Parenting Our Children

A group of diverse people come together for the 2020 Census.

Photo Courtesy of Miami-Dade County

The all-consuming coverage of the Coronavirus pandemic has had an important and negative effect on the attention given to the 2020 US Census.

A price-gouger sells toilet paper to a woman for an exorbitant price.


Video footage of a thief stealing several Coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits might represent the worst reaction to the ongoing pandemic so far.

A variety of healthy snacks displayed on a table.


It might not be surprising that purchase of snacks like popcorn, pretzels and potato chips have skyrocketed along with the spread of the Coronavirus at the beginning of March, according to

Young family enjoys time together at home.

the faces/

Waiting to see what the new realities of everyday life are going to be like during the Coronavirus pandemic? Well, it all starts from home, where you and your kids will be spending most of your time for the foreseeable future.

A teenage boy and teenage girl enjoy laying in the grass.


Ah, young love. That marvelous, angst-ridden, terrifying and thrilling experience filled with infatuation, exhilaration and (typically) gut-wrenching breakups. Most parents probably remember it all too well. And yet, they are completely ill-equipped to go through it with their own kids.

A diverse family sits around a table reading.


As parents, we know the importance of raising children to respect and value people regardless of the color of their skin, their physical abilities or the language they speak. But teaching kids about diversity isn’t always easy.

A group of diverse girls smile together.

Galina Barskaya/

Do you have friends from different countries? What do you learn from them?

Yes, I have a friend from a different part of the country. She's from Pennsylvania and she's my best, best friend.

Oli, 7

M. Athalie Range was the first African-American to serve on the Miami City Commission.

M. Athalie Range

While the country as a whole celebrates the impact African Americans have had in the United States, the Black community in South Florida has been especially important in the history of our region for more than a hundred years.