During the coronavirus pandemic, we all have questions, and the NewsHour is bringing them to experts for answers. This week, we consider the challenges parents are experiencing as they try to help children navigate an unfamiliar world. Dr. Sarah Vinson,…
Last week, NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker shared a portrait of what the new normal looks like for his family, and we asked viewers to share with us what their new normal looks like during the outbreak. In the coming weeks,…
By Christopher Booker
With the outbreak causing indefinite school closures across the country, children are having to figure out new ways of learning and playing together while living in isolation. Special correspondent Karla Murthy checked in on one second-grade class in New York…
By Karla Murthy
From mandates to work from home to massive school closures, the coronavirus has transformed the lives of millions of Americans. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker gives us a firsthand account of how the pandemic is impacting his family.
By Christopher Booker
By Zachary Green
With the growing coronavirus outbreak, millions of parents in the U.S. are being asked to work from home while also caring for their children. Balancing the two may seem like an impossible task. But one writer says that this is…
By Wendy Thomas Russell
If you are a parent or caregiver and feeling unsure about what to share, how much to say, and ways to navigate COVID-19 when so much is uncertain, you’re not alone.
By Cat Wise, Kira Wakeam
In recent years, the number of licensed in-home child care providers has declined about 20%. According to the Center for American Progress, half the U.S. population lives in areas lacking enough providers, with low-income families and communities of color disproportionately…
By Gretchen Frazee
Children, no matter their age, are likely to have some exposure to the tumultuous political happenings, whether from family, friends, teachers or social media.
By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
Toddlers often are unable to understand that the person on the screen is real, relevant and represents an actual adult, one researcher said.
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