Tag Archives: covid19

Why Every Family Needs Storytime

Read together as a family to increase literacy skills and bond during COVID-19 quarantine As education moved to the kitchen table for many families, Toledo area institutions continue to help, posting virtual museum tours and resources, recording live Facebook animal enrichment experiences, and providing “stay at home” science experiments. Parents everywhere are exclaiming, “Thank goodness

30+ FREE Virtual Learning Resources That Kids Will Love

One of the benefits of children learning from home is that parents can control the curriculum. You can adjust each activity to best suit the needs and interests of your child to provide optimal learning and fun. As long as your child is learning the necessary skills, how you cover the subject matter if up

How Local Moms Are REALLY Handling Parenting During COVID-19

One thing COVID-19 has taught mothers all over the country: women are still expected to and responsible for taking on the lion’s share of the household and child-rearing responsibilities. After months of juggling educating their kids from home with all of their other regular duties, moms are now faced with summer vacation and full-time mothering…but

Mask-Wearing: Tips for Kids

Tiffany Pottkotter, MSN, MA, LPCC, APRN, PMHNP-BC, is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at ProMedica.  As we approach a new school year with mask mandates for children, it is important for parents to help their kids adjust to mask-wearing. Experts agree it is imperative to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations and

At Home Online Learning Resources and Podcasts for Kids

During this time, things might be crazy at home, and your kids are probably adjusting to their new online schooling. Here are some fun resources to help further their education and keep them entertained and learning. These resources are free or may be offering temporary free access during this time. Academics Play games and watch