Facebook Mom group feeds are filled with posts and comments regarding the next big decision for parents: to send kids back to school or keep them at home for virtual schooling this fall. The decision is agonizing. Moms (and kids) long for some semblance of normalcy while weighing serious health decisions about safety. To further
In the week since Fulton, Dekalb, Gwinnett, and Cobb County schools announced they would start the year virtually, Atlanta Facebook mom groups surged with private tutor requests—at top dollar rates— and threads on how to grapple with mounting anxiety. After hearing about the closures, one mom lamented: ‘I had to go for a run and
What happens when your child catches a cold? Is there child care for sick children? Schools and daycares have ramped up safety — including extra precautions when it comes to run-of-the-mill sick policies. Thus, when your kid gets the sniffles, you’re faced with a daunting challenge of finding alternative child care. “If I had a dime
With schools, parks, and recreational facilities closed, your role of provider or home maker has been expanded to include teacher, gym coach, cafeteria lady, and—sadly—classmate. The mental and physical energy required to balance work and home has increased exponentially.
Read how you can relieve some of the stress and get back to work.
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MOMS, THIS IS OUR TIME. Don’t look back months from now and realize we didn’t take advantage of getting to know our children better while normal activities have slowed down.
No matter how you are feeding your baby, meal time is a great time to talk, because your baby is especially focused on you. Talk with your baby and describe foods and sensations they experience. Conversation Starters for Meal Time “Are you feeling hungry? Let’s get you into your chair so you can eat. I’m
Hey Kids! SitterTree needs your help to support the child care needs of medical professionals in our city. These Atlanta heroes are away from their families for long hours. They are doing really important work, saving lives. You can help SitterTree ensure that while these mommies and daddies are at work, their kids are safe
Similar to getting dressed, this everyday situation is a perfect time to reassure your baby by explaining each of your steps while changing diapers. “There, we are all set. Do you feel better? I bet you feel better with a clean diaper.” Changing diapers does not always have to be a sticky situation. Conversation Starters
Bath time is the perfect opportunity for talking with your baby. A lot of babies love the bath and since you need to be constantly engaged with your baby, there are lots of opportunities to talk. Your baby will likely be active and happy in the bath, so use this time to describe their motions