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zhengshun tang via Getty ImagesResearchers are learning more about COVID-19 every month. What we know about COVID-19 seems to change by the minute. It’s understandable, given the massive scale of the pandemic. Right now, more than 196 million cases have been confirmed around the world. And even a year-plus into the pandemic, the virus and
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portishead1 via Getty ImagesFrom mental health changes to bonding over shared experiences, the pandemic will have long-term effects on many children.  The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives, but for developing children, its impact may have more long-term effects. “Every child’s experience of the pandemic is different based on their temperament and their home
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PeopleImages via Getty ImagesEven the pros need coping methods for burnout. Avoiding burnout has become nearly impossible. A lack of boundaries due to working from home, increased demands in our personal lives and endless uncertainty thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic have us feeling more depleted than ever. This results in sleep problems, loss of motivation
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tommy via Getty ImagesPerfection wasn’t the goal of the COVID-19 vaccines — preventing hospitalization and death was. Reports of people experiencing breakthrough coronavirus infections after getting vaccinated keep surfacing. It can be alarming to read headlines about more people getting sick or stories about the awful symptoms that come with it. But these cases don’t
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JGI/Jamie Grill via Getty ImagesIt’s natural and expected for children to experience anxiety around the transitions of the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has presented countless challenges to children from an academic, social and mental health perspective. But the shift back into more “normal” ways of life can also be difficult for kids. Of course,
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Plenty of people say they will never yell when they have children, but seasoned parents know it’s unavoidable at times. When you’re dealing with energetic kids, sometimes you have to raise your voice just to get a word in edgewise. Or, as the funny parents of Twitter have noted, yelling may be needed to get
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