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How To ‘Quaran-team’ More Safely

How To ‘Quaran-team’ More Safely

In recent weeks, many of us have begun to explore quaran-teaming, where two households in isolation join forces, whether for social purposes or to help address specific needs. The adult moving back in with her elderly parents who have trouble managing alone, the families who need to swap child care:…

How To Add Friends To Your Nintendo Switch

How To Add Friends To Your Nintendo Switch

One of the most entertaining aspects of a game console is the ability to play with friends. Unfortunately, some major game companies make it difficult to find and add friends to your list of potential multiplayer buddies. If you’re using Nintendo’s Switch to interact with your gaming brethren, here’s how…

What To Do When Your Kid Has Trouble Making Friends

What To Do When Your Kid Has Trouble Making Friends

Making friends doesn’t come naturally to all of us—or to our kids. Or sometimes, the making part isn’t as challenging as the keeping part. But it’s heartbreaking to think our kids might be lonely or excluded from their peers, particularly at school. But how much—if anything—can parents do to help…