Author page: Mia Mantillam

Is It Safe to Travel With Kids During COVID-19?

By: Zara Hanawalt Parents across the country are wondering whether it is safe to travel with kids right now and if they should move forward with holiday travel—or plan a staycation at home. Unfortunately, the answer to that question isn’t clear cut. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continues to advise against nonessential travel, noting that “travel increases the chance of getting and…

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Dr. Jill Biden Makes History As 1st Full-Time Working FLOTUS

By: Quinn Fish The historic 2020 election means a new era for women, and working moms especially. In VP-Elect Kamala Harris, we’ll have the first-ever woman Vice President, the first Black Vice President, and the first Vice President of South Asian descent. In Dr. Biden, we’ll have the first-ever full-time working First Lady. Plus, they’re both moms. President-Elect Joe Biden…

How Safe Are These Thanksgiving Activities Amid COVID-19?

By: Sarah Jacoby What’s the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving amid COVID-19? Some traditional activities, like a big dinner with visiting friends and family, are riskier than others this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate at all—you just have to be careful and lower the risks as much as possible for yourself and others. To prevent the spread of…