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kids. family. and the care we take.

Jun 21, 2020

Dads Level Up as COVID Levels Down

Dads Level Up as COVID Levels Down

A study in the U.K. shows that dads are pitching in 58% more with child care during lockdown thank they did before. And a new Harvard study shows that nearly 70% of dads in the U.S. feel closer to their kids than they did before coronavirus.

Jun 14, 2020

Teach Your Parents Well

Teach Your Parents Well

We’ve spent a lot of time over the past few weeks talking about how to teach our kids about racism.The theme of this week is kids teaching us.

Jun 7, 2020

Parents, We've Got Some Explaining to Do

Parents, We've Got Some Explaining to Do

Our kids know that something big is going on in this country around race and racism. As parents, it's our job to help them understand -- not only what's happening but, perhaps more importantly, the context and history behind it.

May 17, 2020

Who rules the school?

Who rules the school?

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.

May 10, 2020

Mothers versus Teachers, the Final Showdown

Mothers versus Teachers, the Final Showdown

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.