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Many parents feel like we are riding an emotional rollercoaster right now: angry, frustrated, joyful, surprised, excited, fearful. All in the span of an hour. With kids at home, our rollercoasters and theirs are moving simultaneously, sometimes aligned, sometimes at opposite ends of the emotional...

It’s been almost two months now.Two long months of physical distancing, of adhering to the Governor’s stay-at-home advisory, of working from home while assisting our kids with online instruction, of acquiring and wearing masks, and of keeping a distant but worried watch over our own...

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”  Dear TLC Families,I shared that familiar proverbial phrase in the first newsletter for the spring semester of TLC Play & Parenting Classes (along with TLC’s famous recipe for lemon-scented homemade playdough). I’ve always been drawn to the positive, can-do attitude...

In this highly unusual and stressful time for us all, parenting challenges can feel heavier and more worrisome. The stress that children are experiencing right now will likely have effects on their behavior, including sleep! This is normal and to be expected, but how should...