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Easter Crafting While Social Distancing

Here are 6 fun Easter crafts that use items you probably already have around the house.

Keeping Grandparents and Grandkids Connected

Because of Covid-19, seniors should avoid mixing with others, including grandchildren. At the same time, this crisis is when we need the support of family members more than ever. Here's how to stay connected.
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Homeschooling Tips From the Experts

Get homeschooling tips from parents who have been doing it for years.

Full-Time Family Togetherness

With schools shutting down suddenly to prevent the spread of COVID-19, here's how to survive full-time family togetherness.

Co-Parenting While Sheltering in Place

Co-parenting can be very complicated. But co-parenting during a global pandemic gets even more tricky. A family law specialist talks about when a parent or child gets ill, school closures and more.

7 Steps to Unschooling

Unschooling is a style of home education that allows the student's interests to drive the path of learning. A veteran unschooling mom says that sheltering in place is a good time to give it shot.

Pregnancy and the Coronavirus

Dr. Natali Aziz, director of Perinatal Infectious Diseases at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, discusses what is known about the impact of the coronavirus on pregnancy, breastfeeding and conception.

Boredom Buster! Playdough Recipes

Looking for a way for the kids to while away the hours? Let them make their own playdough or slime with ingredients from your kitchen or crafts cabinet. It's easy.

Handling Screentime During School Closures

With schools closing throughout the Bay Area and an increasing number of parents working from home to stop the spread of coronavirus, families are sure to be grappling with how to handle screentime. Here's helpful advice.

Calm the Coronavirus Chaos

Nicola Ries Taggart is an Alameda mom, life leadership coach and author of "Calm the Chaos Journal." She has some great tips to share for dealing with the stress around the Coronavirus.
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At-Home Science Projects

Heading to one of our wonderful hands-on science museums may not be wise during the coronavirus outbreak. But here are opportunities for science fun and learning at home.

Coronavirus Impact: Educating the Kids at Home

As the coronavirus continues to spread and schools close or limit hours, Common Sense, a Bay Area-based, nationally-recognized nonprofit offers these suggestions to help you make the most of online educational resources.
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