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portishead1 via Getty ImagesFrom mental health changes to bonding over shared experiences, the pandemic will have long-term effects on many children.  The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives, but for developing children, its impact may have more long-term effects. “Every child’s experience of the pandemic is different based on their temperament and their home
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JGI/Jamie Grill via Getty ImagesIt’s natural and expected for children to experience anxiety around the transitions of the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has presented countless challenges to children from an academic, social and mental health perspective. But the shift back into more “normal” ways of life can also be difficult for kids. Of course,
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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended Monday that all children over the age of 2 should wear masks in school this fall, regardless of vaccination status, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the nation. The guidelines, which strongly support the return to in-person learning in the coming months, reflect a multi-pronged approach to see students return
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Plenty of people say they will never yell when they have children, but seasoned parents know it’s unavoidable at times. When you’re dealing with energetic kids, sometimes you have to raise your voice just to get a word in edgewise. Or, as the funny parents of Twitter have noted, yelling may be needed to get
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Baby name trends are typically shared across the United States, but there are some interesting regional and state-specific tendencies. When the Social Security Administration released its list of most popular baby names of 2020, the agency also shared the state-by-state breakdown. Unsurprisingly, the most popular name for girls in the country ― Olivia ― also
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vgajic via Getty ImagesParents in school districts across the country are protesting critical race theory (CRT). Teachers say that’s not what they’re teaching. Critical race theory has, seemingly out of nowhere, become a hotbed issue ― at school board meetings, in conservative politicians’ speeches and in media outlets, predominantly Fox News. In April, May and
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If you’re looking for some truly creative takes on the English language, look to the children in your life. Many parents tweet about their kids’ funny malapropisms and interesting turns of phrase ― which are often arguably superior to the correct terms. We’ve rounded up 30 funny tweets about what children call things. Enjoy! Advertisement
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Kevin Mazur via Getty ImagesJessica Simpson with her husband, Eric Johnson, and their kids, Birdie (left), Ace (center) and Maxwell (right) in February 2020. Jessica Simpson knows the challenges and joys of raising children. The singer and fashion designer has three kids ― Maxwell, Ace and Birdie ― with husband Eric Johnson. Since becoming a
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