The American Camp Association and YMCA of the USA issued detailed guidelines this week for camps that choose to reopen, and the CDC is back with another indecision tree, this time for camps. The upshot: It's a personal choice on all sides.
The mysterious connection between kids going to school or daycare and parents being able to go to work (or work from home for more than ten minutes at a time) has been revealed at last.
It's Mother's Day! The day when moms everywhere feign enthusiasm for whatever comes their way in terms of appreciation, all the while wondering if there is a tactful way to tell their families what they really want -- a break, from the whole shebang.
Will we yank the Chromebooks and iPads away as soon as the pandemic ends, and plunge our kids back into the digital dark ages?
Is child care one of those things that can legitimately be accomplished via Zoom? (Our answer: Not safely -- contrary to what the likes of Sittercity might say. But then again, we all know how seriously they take safety.)
In a time of crisis like this one, it has truly been a privilege to be able to contribute to mitigating the effects (and hopefully the duration) of the crisis.
This was a weak week for fam-tastic news -- but an incredible week for pandemic-related entertainment. So here's your ICYMI sheltering-with-kids watch list.
The parenting public has a right to know -- ICYMI -- that a mom gave birth this week while in a COVID coma, Chris Hemsworth and Jimmy Fallon both dadded up while trying to carry on business as usual in quarantine with kids, and "virtual" babysitting is apparently a thing now (not on our watch!).
The COVID-19 outbreak has left us all feeling helpless. But at Nanno, we've come up with a few ways we might be able to help.
Day in the life of a caregiver : Our evening was going really well. I was hanging out with G(5) and D(2) for the night, as I have for the past several Fridays.
Cheerleading dads, food-hacking moms, family planning, and why we bother with daylight savings. It's all in a week's Word on the Playground.
Come beat the winter blues with us as we make fun Color Block Snowmen! Using fun colored or patterned paper, glitter glue and crazy cut scissors. Let your kids imagination show and have fun with new shapes and colors!