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Siblings, as well as parents, can help young learners become avid readers. Klaus Vedfelt/DigitalVision via Getty Images

Teaching kids to read during the coronavirus pandemic: 5 questions answered

If families embrace reading as fun and routine and teachers work more closely than before with the families of their students, it's possible that remote learning won't be a huge obstacle to literacy.
The disciplinary technique can reduce aggression and help get children to follow family rules. Brooke Fasani Auchincloss/The Image Bank via Getty Images

Timeouts improve kids’ behavior if you do them the right way

Having loads of extra quality time with a toddler or preschooler and feeling flustered? Make sure you know how and where to do this basic disciplinary method the right way.
All families need to establish a new normal. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

4 good practices for anyone caring for quarantined kids

A family therapist and childhood development expert encourages parents and others raising kids to focus on the 4 R's: routines, rules, relationships and rituals.
Empty shelves can freak out shoppers of all ages. Jeremy Hogan / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

4 ways to help kids relax as the coronavirus upends everyday life

Families should establish new daily routines, avoid bombarding children with current events or exposing them to misinformation, and practice basic methods that keep anxiety in check.

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