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COVID-19 Info

Adapting to the New “New Normal”

The pandemic may have kept us six feet apart from our friends and extended family, but it did keep us as close to our immediate family as we’ve ever been. As restrictions start to loosen as parents (either one or both) head back to work, this can lead to changing...

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

This essay was contributed by Rachel Perks, PhD, mom of one and author of The Little A-Z: A Companion for First-Time Mothers and Their Partners  “You Got This” “We are in this together.” “Stay the course.” These days it is easy to mistake ourselves for extras in a...

This Isn’t A New “Normal”

This Isn’t A New “Normal”

​   None of the past few months makes much sense, and if you’re like us, you’re getting pretty darn tired. And not the kind of tired a solid 8 hours can fix (even though yes, that would be lovely anyway). It just isn’t normal to…. …Take on more than we ever have,...

5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

With many schools requiring kids to wear masks, teaching kids to keep their mask on is going hand in hand with teaching ABCs and geometry. Help your child’s teacher by encouraging your kids with these easy tips! Practice During Screen TimeWe’ve hearing this tip giving...

Parenting A Special Needs Child During Quarantine

Parenting A Special Needs Child During Quarantine

Sara Hood has met many challenges over the course of her life. Born into a Sudanese refugee camp, she recovered from a heart attack at age 23 after the birth of her first child, Josiah, with NFL player Ziggy Hood. Now 9, Josiah has autism, and she is a fierce advocate...

7 Tips for Pediatric Telemedicine Appointments

7 Tips for Pediatric Telemedicine Appointments

One of the many new experiences we’ve had during quarantine (aside from cutting our spouse’s hair and homeschooling our kids...) is telemedicine visits. In many ways, telemedicine is incredibly convenient, particularly with kids—you don’t have to wrangle littles ones...

QuadJobs: Getting Help During & After Quarantine!

QuadJobs: Getting Help During & After Quarantine!

  Anyone else need help now with groceries, tutoring during homeschooling or other errands? Or are you planning on hiring some extra hands *as-soon-as-possible* post-quarantine for babysitting and other household tasks? Previously, we’ve shared about one of our...

Where To Buy Facemasks Online

Where To Buy Facemasks Online

This story was originally published on Stamford Moms. The CDC has recommended that in instances where social distancing is impossible, people over the age of 2 wear non-medical masks, saying this is meant to slow the spread of the virus, and help people who may have...

Working Moms & Coronavirus School Closures: How to Deal

Working Moms & Coronavirus School Closures: How to Deal

If you’re a working mom who already felt constantly pulled between two busy worlds, coronavirus school closures (and adding a “teacher” job to your daily To Dos) can be incredibly overwhelming. We turned to Lauren Smith Brody, the author of The Fifth Trimester: The...

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

On March 14, Kristina Gregory, a CT-based mom of two boys (11 and 13), felt some tightness in her chest, but attributed it to a tough workout. By the next day, she was experiencing flu symptoms including chills, aches, sweats, low grade fever and headache. Luckily,...

10 Ways to Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

10 Ways to Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

Worrying comes with being a mom. And now with coronavirus, well, it can be tough not to let anxiety consume you, especially after you’ve put on a brave face for your kids all day. It can even feel impossible wrap your head around what to focus that concern on—elderly...

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