Stories tagged: "Family"


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What Happens When You’re a Single Parent and Your Daycare Closes Because of Coronavirus

Two moms in New Mexico share the struggles they've faced since the coronavirus crisis shut down their early childhood education center.

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What It’s Like When You Can’t Even Snuggle Your Daughter Anymore Because of COVID-19

It’s frightening being amongst the group of people deemed as high risk. Yet, the possibility of contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to Simone is even more nerve-racking.

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My Son Keeps Asking If There Will Be a Youth Baseball Season. Here’s What I Tell Him

In the big picture, sacrificing a few months of activity to help slow the spread is not asking for much. The smaller picture — the one my wife and I navigate daily — is trickier.

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There’s a Surge in Pet Fostering Volunteers Thanks to Coronavirus

While some shelters struggle to take care of abandoned animals, others have established emergency foster care programs and can't keep up with the demand.