Stories tagged: "parenting"

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This Michigan Dad Saw His 13-Year-Old Son Battle COVID-19. He Vaccinated Him to Protect Other Kids, Too.

With school upon us, Michigan parents say they are cutting through misinformation to make science-based vaccine choices for their children.

In May, 2018, Mothering Justice turned in over 380,000 signatures to put Earned Paid Sick Time on the ballo. Mothering Justice volunteers collected over 12,000 of the signatures for the MI Time to Care initiative.
Michigan Moms Call on Leaders to Restore Paid Sick Leave With the Stroke of a Pen

“[Attorney General Dana Nessel] has the opportunity to be our hero,” said mom and Mothering Justice activist Aisha Wells. 

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Weed Got Me Through 2020— and I Know I’m Not Alone

It should not be controversial for moms like me to admit we smoke weed. Instead, it should start a conversation about why.

Two-year-old Aissatou Barry accompanies her father to vote at an early voting center at Union Market October 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
An Expert’s Tips on Parenting During This Election—and Its Aftermath

“There are so many aspects of life out of our control right now, so focusing your energy on things in your control can help reduce anxiety and improve your overall well-being."

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Distance Learning Is Forcing Moms to Sacrifice Their Careers

Working moms are worried about their careers as they're forced to shoulder the burden of helping their kids navigate distance learning.

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Four Parents Share How Coronavirus Has Upended Their Lives

Between figuring out how to explain the reality of what's happening in the world, balancing work with homeschooling duties, and simply keeping kids entertained, self-isolation presents many challenges for parents.

Erica Carulli poses for a fun selfie with her sons Dominick, 9, Anthony, 5, and Luca, 3.
I’m a Therapist. Here’s How I’m Helping My Kids Cope With the Coronavirus.

Michigan mom and psychotherapist Erica Carulli talks how she’s staying active and open with her kids during this crisis.