Parenting Our Children

A family celebrates Thanksgiving by virtually visiting relatives.


Thanksgiving is upon us and we are all eager to celebrate with family and friends what has been a very trying year, to say the least.

A young boy waves an American flag with a mask on.

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The impacts of the 2016 Presidential Election on our children were worrying, according to a study by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Young girls celebrate Halloween in a safe way inside the home during Halloween.

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Way back in April, many of us got the first taste of what a holiday (Easter, Passover or Ramadan) would look like during the coronavirus pandemic.

Kids start the process of returning to in-person schooling.


Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced earlier this month that Miami-Dade County had moved into Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan, effectively clearing the way for a path to bring students back to in-person schooling.

Young Talent Big Dreams is coming Saturday, September 26.


The Voice, America’s Got Talent, American Idol and other nationally broadcast talent competitions have been popular for years as a way to look and see what the country can produce in terms of future stars. But what about in Miami-Dade?

A Hispanic teenager engages in remote learning.


For all children who attend Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), classes start remotely on Monday morning, August 31. So what will the school day look like initially?

African-American father and mother tickle daughter at home.


Sure, we’d love to see our children excited about their return to remote learning, but the reality is the prospect of sitting through a regular-length school day from the comfort of their own room or living room can be daunting.

A father helps his son with his virtual studies.


When the coronavirus pandemic first hit in March, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) and parents did their best to get kids in front of computers and learning.