Pandemic Parenting: How To Keep Kids Engaged

As coronavirus cases continue to mount in Illinois, social distancing and quarantine life are here to stay. So, what’s a parent to do?

Pandemic Parenting: How To Keep Kids Engaged
In this March 17, 2020 photo, Roxanne Ojeda-Valentin left poses with her and children, Malachi and Makayla Ojeda, after leaving Frederick Law Olmsted school in Buffalo, N.Y., where they picked up textbooks and assignments to work on while the district is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents everywhere are being thrust into the role of primary educators of their children amid the outbreak. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson) Carolyn Thompson / AP Photo
Pandemic Parenting: How To Keep Kids Engaged
In this March 17, 2020 photo, Roxanne Ojeda-Valentin left poses with her and children, Malachi and Makayla Ojeda, after leaving Frederick Law Olmsted school in Buffalo, N.Y., where they picked up textbooks and assignments to work on while the district is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents everywhere are being thrust into the role of primary educators of their children amid the outbreak. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson) Carolyn Thompson / AP Photo

Pandemic Parenting: How To Keep Kids Engaged

As coronavirus cases continue to mount in Illinois, social distancing and quarantine life are here to stay. So, what’s a parent to do?

The COVID-19 pandemic has a lot of parents worried about whether their kids are getting what they need to thrive and grow.

Reset checks in with experts about ways parents and guardians can navigate this moment and keep kids moving in the right direction.

GUESTS: Kim Brooks, author of Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear

Jenny LeFlore, creator of Mama Fresh