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.
Davler Media-Parents Supports Opening Summer Camps at Maximum Safe Capacity
We at Davler Media-Parents (NYMetroParents, Staten Island Parent, Mommybites, and Mitzvah Market)—the New York metro area’s largest parent media company—strongly support the opening of local day, specialty, and overnight camps this summer at the maximum capacity possible while still remaining safe for children and camp staff. We believe… …that all children who want to go to […]
Taking Care of Newborns during Cold, Flu and COVID-19 Season
Having a newborn during a pandemic is stressful, and any chance of being sick can be unnerving. Check out the answers to all COVID and newborn-related questions here!
Creative Ways to Make the Most of Thanksgiving This Year
Thanksgiving during a pandemic may be challenging, but it shouldn’t be impossible! Here are 8 tips on how to have a fun, creative holiday!
Balancing Family Time and Self Care While in a Pandemic
Parenting is hugely stressful, and we all need a short break now and then to rejuvenize ourselves. It’s crucial for everyone we learn some self-care.
How to Help Kids Adjust to Wearing a Face Mask
Back-to-school time is around the corner! It is crucial children acclimate to wearing a mask and understand the mask’s importance.
Is the One-Room School House Making a Comeback in 2020?
With little concrete information from the NYS DOE on the 2020-2021 school year, some parents are taking matters into their own hands and facilitating “micro-schools.”
Running Errands with Your “Side-kick”: How to Get around Safely
Running errands with your little one is always a struggle, but the coronavirus pandemic makes this task even more difficult! Here are some tips for staying alert and keeping yourself and your tot safe during any outing.