A COVID-Positive Parent’s Morning

April 8, 2020

“Mommy? Can I please stop watching the iPad now?” My six-year-old son not so gently shakes my arm as I roll over in bed. I check the clock: 10 a.m. Our most reliable and germ-free caregiver has been babysitting him for two and a half hours while I catch extra zees, fighting the virus that […]

We’re All Teachers Now

March 25, 2020

NAVIGATING THE UNCHARTED TERRITORIES OF HOMESCHOOLING IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS “It’s recess time!” shouts 6-year-old Annabelle, as she sets down her iPad, removes her headphones and steps out onto her back patio. Her brother Henry follows suit, closing his book and grabbing his scooter to do laps around a small table. A few blocks […]

Advice on Parenting: Ask Chloe

July 9, 2018

How to beat the potential for summer lags in academic advancement? The key is making sure that kids stay creative, imaginative and exploratory — plus the good, old-fashioned R&R we crave at any age.

Questions for Chloe: Positive Reinforcement for Better Sleep

April 18, 2018

Dear Chloe, How, oh, how can I get my four-year-old to sleep longer in the mornings? Or if he is not actually going to keep sleeping, how can I get him to stay in his room until a more acceptable hour so that I can get some of my own very cherished beauty sleep? Zzzzs […]