Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

  Recently, we spoke to The Local Moms Network contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW, about how to speak to kids about coronavirus. In the few weeks since then, many schools across the country have closed—some with little notice. Parents may be wondering not only how to...

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...

More Ideas for Kids Activities During Coronavirus Closures!

A few weeks ago, South Austin Moms shared a list of “rainy day” activities and we can’t think of a better time to share them with you. If you’re home with your kids this week, screenshot or print these ideas and you’ll have some offline...

Remote Learning Tools: 10 Digital Learning Apps & Websites to Try!

  If you’re moonlighting as a homeschool teacher for the next few weeks, technology can help get you up to speed. High quality apps and websites exist for every subject and every age. For younger kids, they can add some variation to other screen-free activities....

Preschool Lesson Plan: Simple Ideas for School Closures!

  This story was contributed by Christine Hernandez of Sayville Area Moms! When my son’s preschool closed for the rest of the month because of COV-19 I went into panic mode for a while. Thinking about juggling a newborn and a three year old while being...

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