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Connect With Nearby Friends And Family With A ‘Family Drop Box’

Connect With Nearby Friends And Family With A ‘Family Drop Box’

When my husband’s parents returned from a trip to Florida back at the beginning of March, I picked them up from the airport and my son and I elbow-bumped them in greeting in place of our usual hugs. We haven’t been within six feet of them since that night, despite…

Your Kids Are Learning Tons Of ‘Soft Skills’ Right Now

Your Kids Are Learning Tons Of ‘Soft Skills’ Right Now

When my son asked me to assist him with his third-grade maths yesterday afternoon, my first instinct was to back slowly out of the room. Me and maths, we have a strained relationship. But it turned out that he could do the maths; it was the damn program on his…

Teach Your Kids To Value Empathy Over Tenacity

Teach Your Kids To Value Empathy Over Tenacity

If you watched Coco Gauff’s third round loss in the US Open over the weekend, chances are you won’t remember the score or many details about the match itself; you’ll mostly remember how Naomi Osaka consoled the 15-year-old after her defeat.