As parenting and childcare experts, we have seen this pandemic take a toll on families. It has highlighted where the cracks may have already been forming, not only in personal situations at home, but also in the ways our society supports the average family. However, as these cracks emerge and become visible, we are also able to see the good that has come from the pandemic. Our eyes have been opened to what had not been working all along, leaving us available to reassess our priorities; to slow down, spend more time with our children, know them more intimately, and reflect on our parenting.
Author: Lindsay Bell and Sarah Bren, PhD
Lindsay Bell is the founder and owner of Bell Family Company, a premiere childcare company originally founded in NYC in 2009 that serves the tri-state area and beyond with exceptional care. Dr. Sarah Bren, PhD is a psychologist based in Pelham, NY specializing in psychodynamic and relationship-based therapy with young adults, adults, parents and families.