pandemic parenting

How Parents Can Ask for More Flexibility at Work

How Parents Can Ask for More Flexibility at Work

It’s interesting how much we used to talk about the need for work-life balance, back when things were actually kind of balanced. Sure, many of us were stressed and spread thin in pre-pandemic times, but there was a set time for work and a time for family and a time…

Transform Your Home Into a Virtual Haunted House on Halloween

Transform Your Home Into a Virtual Haunted House on Halloween

I’m going to make a radical statement: I think Halloween will be more fun for kids this year, not less fun. Of all the things this year has taken from us and our kids, I am feeling a true revolt out there against the idea that social distancing will also…

Your Teenager Needs a Hug Right Now

Your Teenager Needs a Hug Right Now

Our teenagers, like the rest of us, are struggling. They’ve been stuck at home, having lost the ability to socialise with their friends in person in any sort of normal way — right at the time when their relationships outside of the home have become so important to them. What…