As the pandemic raged, I made dozens of visits to a fertility clinic. Did I catch Covid on one of those visits? I’ll never know, but the guilt is still there.
As infection rates stay high, the threat of school closures loom once more. And some educators are teaching on television to reach kids without internet.
Para los padres que no esperaban que sus hijos tuvieran dispositivos o usaran las redes sociales tan jóvenes, el aprendizaje virtual fue un impulso inesperado hacia el extremo profundo digital.
Los trabajadores sanitarios que ya se vacunaron deben experimentar otra nueva normalidad: hogares en los que no todos los miembros de la familia están inmunizados.
They’ll be vaccinated but their families won’t, at least not yet. So for now all the precautions remain in place.
‘What kind of world did we bring them into?’
Several say the pandemic helped them develop closer relationships with their children and become better parents.
My life has been filled with uncertainty for a long time, but my son has helped me stay flexible, adjust expectations and persevere.
In 23,000 letters addressed to the North Pole, collected through a U.S. Postal Service program, wish lists from children across the nation reflect the strain of this year.
Watching my 13-year-old son fling himself off a mountain has been keeping me grounded in the pandemic.
When the virus spread, my family went into lockdown, and the rhythms and routines that helped me cope went out the door.
Women who had Covid while expecting experienced guilt, shame and unhealthy levels of stress.
La COVID-19 ha significado que los niños más pequeños no puedan ir a fiestas de cumpleaños o a citas para jugar. Los padres los mantienen fuera de la guardería. ¿Cuál es el efecto a largo plazo de la pandemia en nuestra próxima generación?
For parents who did not expect their children to have devices or use social media so young, virtual learning was an unexpected push into the digital deep end.
Covid-19 has meant the youngest children can’t go to birthday parties or play dates. Parents are keeping them out of day care. What is the long-term effect of the pandemic on our next generation?
An injunction could stop or delay the city’s reopening plans.
Different choices for how young people use free time lead to different kinds of relief.
As school districts diverge on handling the pandemic, Baltimore City Public Schools are slowly trying to get students back in the classroom. It has not been easy, but neither has remote learning.