Like a Sponge podcast: It’s love, actually
The secret ingredient for thriving in our fractured society? It’s feeling unconditionally loved, and the best times to make sure your kids feel it are in your toughest parenting moments. We talked with researchers, kids, and a former white supremacist about how to make sure your kids are picking up the vibe.
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Writing prompts for kindergarten through 8th grade
These writing prompts give kids just enough of a start to spark their imagination and get them writing in a no-stress, no-pressure way.
Writing about COVID-19 in a college admission essay
Should your child write about their experience during the pandemic in their college applications? An expert shares some key considerations.
How to help your child adjust to socially distanced kindergarten through high school
Due to the pandemic, school just isn't the same this year. If your child is returning to class in person, here are some tips to help you prepare your kindergartner through 12th grader and keep them safe.
Answers to the top 5 questions parents have about learning pods
Get the lowdown on learning pods and micro-schools — and consider ways to support equity in education during the pandemic.
5 ways to support kids who are starting middle and high school remotely
Logging into Zoom from home is probably not the way your child imagined this big milestone. Here's how you can help ease their disappointment and smooth the transition.
How to help your teen adjust to socially distanced high school
From dealing with peer pressure to how to handle dating, here's what safe in-person school could look like, plus strategic tips for getting teens on board.
How to help your middle schooler adjust to socially distanced middle school
Masks in class? Eating lunch six feet apart? Here's what safe in-person middle school could look like, plus strategic tips for getting kids on board.
How to help your 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grader adjust to socially distanced elementary school
From masks in class to small-group recess, here's what safe in-person school could look like, plus strategic tips for getting kids on board.