Children each learn and develop at their own pace, and reading is no different from other skill building. It’s common for kids to find reading challenging at one point or another. But if learning to read becomes an ongoing struggle that leaves a child falling behind his peers, it’s possible that he has a learning disorder known as dyslexia. Read more ›
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Sixty percent of households with children across the country have lost jobs, or businesses, or have had wages reduced during the pandemic, according to a poll released Wednesday by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The poll also found 74% of households with children that made less than $100,000 report facing serious financial problems. Read more ›
You’re busier than ever and feeling the pressure. In times like these it’s important to check in with your self-care foundation. Prioritizing self-care leads to being a calmer, healthier parent. But how do you do that? Read more ›
As we slouch into Month 7 of the pandemic, the mental health impact on parents remains significant and shows no signs of abating.
“This is a chronic destabilizing force to our lives, and to families and parents and children,” said Pooja Lakshmin, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at George Washington University School of Medicine. “We need to be treating this as a mental health crisis, and one that does not have an end we can see.” Read more ›
Back-to-School Blues 5: How to Take Care of Yourself (When You’re Too Busy Taking Care of Everyone Else)
written by Liza Bennigson, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
Our final theme in the Back-to-School Blues series, how to take care of yourself (when you’re too busy taking care of everyone else), is arguably the most important. We all know that if the primary caregiver isn’t doing OK then no one is. But there is still so much laundry to get done and so many things we’d rather do than meditate. Read more ›