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Depressed. Anxious. Lonely. These are just a few of the emotions that parent (and especially mother) employees have reported feeling since the beginning of the pandemic. My hunch is everyone reading this post will recognize at least a few of the following dismal results from...

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...