• Some Parents Are Demanding In-Person Schooling as the Pandemic Stretches On

    1 month ago - By Time

    Shalyse Olson knows there are risks associated with sending her children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic, but the mother of four in Salem, Oregon says virtual learning “has been nothing but frustrating and sad.”
    That's why she is among parents in several school districts around the country who are demanding a return to in-person, the latest escalation in the polarizing debate over how to educate children as it becomes clear that the pandemic is not subsiding .
    Olson, whose children are enrolled in kindergarten through 10th grade in Salem-Keizer Public Schools, says she...
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  • An Open Letter To Parents Who Are Pandemic Parenting Solo

    An Open Letter To Parents Who Are Pandemic Parenting Solo

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Dear Solo Parents Parenting During A Pandemic,
    I know.
    I know you need a moment , maybe a whole minute.
    I know it's been about seven months since you've had a moment, let alone a whole minute.
    I know it's exhausting just to admit that out loud.
    I know from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed you are doing everything. I know you were doing everything before the pandemic, and had nothing left to give most days. I know you're still doing everything and somehow you've had to give even more.
    I know when I write everything, I mean everything-making all the meals, answering all the...
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