Parenting Our Children

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Families in Miami-Dade County who struggled through the first three months of the coronavirus pandemic – through the school and business closures, stimulus and small business loan delays, and general claustrophobia of being stuck at home – with few, if any, options to get out the real world, now

Two sisters collect toilet paper from store during coronavirus pandemic.

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It’s the only thing anybody is really talking about these days. When should the country reopen? And by extension, when does my state, county, city and neighborhood reopen? But while all those questions are legitimate and often controversial, for parents the real question is more granular.

Parents ready for an online class.

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Our new coronavirus realities have stripped us, at least temporarily, of many of the “go to” activities that made us understanding and supportive parents. Taking the kids out to get ice cream after a hard week is no longer possible.

A young child looks longingly out the window during coronavirus pandemic.

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Two months into the life altering coronavirus pandemic that has swept through our country, the full impact it will have on our lives is still unknown.

A mother homeschools her daughter during coronavirus pandemic.

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With schools temporarily closed to help stop the spread of coronavirus, parents across the country have been begrudgingly thrust into a new side job of homeschool teacher.

A mother and daughter dance inside to keep active.

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Although we're all stuck inside, there's no reason we should let COVID-19 stop us from making our children’s fitness a priority. Not only is burning off energy and staying active crucial for their well-being, but it will keep them (and you) from bouncing off the walls and prevent cabin fever.

A teenager visits with her grandparents on her tablet.

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Being quarantined due to the coronavirus – and being separated from friends and family – isn’t easy, especially when it comes to grandparents and their grandchildren. Because COVID-19 disproportionally affects older adults, it’s more important than ever to maintain proper social distance.

A doctor speaks with a father and son over a cell phone.

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The web can be a very scary place when looking for answers to medical questions. Anyone with even mild traits of a hypochondriac will know the pitfalls of looking to the internet to diagnose, treat or otherwise care for and learn about different sicknesses, diseases and viruses.