Lower Your Expectations, And Other Parenting Advice For The Era Of COVID-19

Colorado Public Radio | Jenny Brundin “It’s impossible to be working and homeschooling your kids and dealing with global pandemic on your own.” Coronavirus has upended the plans and lifestyles of millions. This story from Colorado Public Radio investigates how families are adjusting to life during the pandemic. Read more from Colorado Public Radio.

Colorado Emergency Child Care Expands to Include Grocery, Construction Workers

Chalkbeat Colorado | Ann Schimke “State officials urged essential workers in its Monday announcement to exhaust all other options before seeking emergency child care through the state system. There are far more workers in eligible categories than available child care spots.” Tens of thousands of Colorado workers essential to fighting the pandemic now qualify for…

Scientists Seek Reason Why Coronavirus has Less Impact on Children

Financial Times | Anjana Ahuja “While babies and children are not succumbing to the same degree as adults, it is a mistake to think they are invincible.” Right now, the new coronavirus seems to have the greatest affect on older people, while leaving most young with minor symptoms. But as more is learned about COVID-19,…

Children’s Colorado Says COVID-19 has Created Urgent Needs for Donor Support

FOX31 Denver | Jenna Carroll “As we navigate this rapidly changing situation, we remain certain of three things: kids and families are unbelievably resilient, our caregivers are extraordinarily brave and our supporters are incredibly generous. Today, we call on the community to help us continue the lifesaving work being performed at Children’s Colorado during a…

Beyond Borders in a Crisis: the Global Response to Support Children

Joan Lombardi | NIEER: Preschool Matters Today “If there is anything this crisis has reinforced, it is that there are no real borders. We are all interconnected.” The total number of coronavirus cases around the world continues to grow. States, countries, and multi-national organizations are scrambling not only to protect their citizens, but also to…

What About Grocery Store Workers? Advocates Push Colorado to Extend Emergency Child Care

Ann Schimke & Erica Meltzer | Chalkbeat Colorado “Designating grocery and food supply workers as essential would bring more than 20,000 employees statewide under that umbrella, among them cashiers, shelf-stockers and other hourly workers considered important in the fight against the coronavirus.” On Wednesday, Governor Polis asked grocery stores to stay open during Colorado’s stay-at-home…