Parents are yelling at their kids more during the pandemic

In the past two weeks, more parents report shouting at their children at least once. And one in five report spanking or slapping them, a new survey shows.

Jared Wadley-Michigan
April 1, 2020 | futurity

~4 mins

Tags: health-and-medicine child-abuse covid-19 families parents stress

How to help your teens handle social distancing

Teens may have a particularly hard time with social distancing, but there are ways you can help them cope with the disruption, stress, and worry.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers
April 1, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins

Tags: health-and-medicine college-students covid-19 emotions parents social-lives teenagers young-adults

4 challenges schools face in moving education online

With many schools closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, students are getting more learning via the internet. But not everyone has equal internet access.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State
March 27, 2020 | futurity

~10 mins

Tags: society-and-culture computers covid-19 education internet mobile-devices parents rural-communities

Try these tips to keep your cool at home

Here are a range of expert tips and resources to reduce stress as we adjust to a new normal. For example, how on earth do we parent through a pandemic?

NC State
March 26, 2020 | futurity

~9 mins

Tags: health-and-medicine covid-19 emotions families parents stress

How to talk to your older parents about the coronavirus

Expert tips to help you navigate tough conversations with your parents and guide decisions about staying inside and staying healthy.

Duke University
March 24, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins

Tags: featured health-and-medicine covid-19 families parents seniors

Many parents delay talking about inappropriate touching

Experts recommend starting conversations about inappropriate touching during the preschool years. A new poll finds many parents putting that off.

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan
March 17, 2020 | futurity

~4 mins

Tags: health-and-medicine abuse childrens-health parents preschoolers

Many parents delay talking about inappropriate touching

Experts recommend starting conversations about inappropriate touching during the preschool years. A new poll finds many parents putting that off.

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan
March 17, 2020 | futurity

~4 mins

Tags: health-and-medicine abuse childrens-health parents preschoolers

How to keep kids excited to learn during COVID-19 school closures

School closures due to COVID-19 are sending kids in the United States home, but there are ways parents and teachers can keep kids learning.

Stanford
March 13, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins

Tags: featured health-and-medicine childrens-health covid-19 education parents teachers

What parents should know about kids and COVID-19

What can parents do with their kids to protect them from COVID-19? "Wash your hands, wash your hands, then wash your hands."

Yale
March 12, 2020 | futurity

~2 mins

Tags: health-and-medicine childrens-health covid-19 parents viruses

It’s OK to let your baby ‘cry it out’

Letting babies "cry it out" didn't harm attachment or development at 18 months, new research finds. The study lends scientific evidence to a heated debate.

Alice Scott-Warwick
March 11, 2020 | futurity

~4 mins

Tags: featured health-and-medicine babies childrens-health parents sleep

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