Tag: children

12 Road Trip Hacks to Make Car Rides Easier for Kids

By Deena Campbell The American Automobile Association reported that this holiday season travel by automobile will account for 95% of all holiday travel. Mamas know family road trips call for creative thinking—playing the license plate game and piling up the car with snacks will only entertain little ones for so long. We caught up with Gregg Murset, CEO of BusyKid (and a father of six who…

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…

How To Navigate Education On & Offline During The Pandemic

By: Children and Screens This year’s “back-to-school” looks very different for families grappling with the pandemic. While some students will return to in-person learning, many will take their classes online or participate in a hybrid model that mixes virtual education with in-person attendance. Each scenario comes with its own set of challenges, opportunities, and anxieties. With this in mind, we’ve brought together…

How to Hold a Socially Distanced Playdate For Your Kids

By: Bonnie Azoulay We’re more than halfway through summer (there’s a month left, but who’s counting?) and parents are still walking a tightrope to ensure their kids are safe while being entertained. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, plenty of kids have gone months in quarantine without seeing their friends and family. But now that states are loosening up their shutdown policies, your children…

Summer Tips for Parents During COVID-19

Summer Tips for Parents During COVID-19 As schools across the nation close to stop the spread of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19), millions of children are obliged to remain at home. During this time, it is helpful for parents to consider their child’s needs for structure, education, exercise, social contact, appropriate leisure time, and calm, rational explanations about the situation, says Richard…