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Keep Your Kid’s Mask on a Lanyard

Keep Your Kid’s Mask on a Lanyard

Lanyards are often used to keep our most precious objects — keys, for example, or a whistle if you’re a coach or referee — safe and easily accessible. And there is nothing our kids need more now to keep safe and easily accessible than their masks. That’s why, especially if…

How to Help When Your Child Is the New Kid in a Virtual Classroom

How to Help When Your Child Is the New Kid in a Virtual Classroom

This school year is going to be downright bizarre. There is a lot of new in our new normal to adjust to — especially if, in addition to everything else, you’re also the new kid in what is suddenly a virtual classroom. Being new to the class is exciting and…

Keep Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch the Night Before

Keep Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch the Night Before

As we search for any semblance of normalcy during this most un-normal of school years, might I suggest holding on to one routine that has traditionally eased the morning rush for parents? I’m talking about making the kids’ school lunches the night before.