Separation anxiety. Potty training. Speech and language development. Socialization. These cornerstones of child development and the parenting experience can bring up questions or create bumps in the road in normal times–but we are not living in normal times, friends. We’re living in COVID times. In Episode 282 of The Mom Hour, Meagan and Sarah look at the really specific (and sometimes heartbreaking) ways that the last eight months have complicated the motherhood experience for parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Join us!
Note: Part 2 in this series continues the conversation with big kids, tweens and teens, and young adults. Listen to Episode 283 here.
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Links we mentioned (or should have) in Episode 282:
- New York Times article about parents and mental health right now
- New York Times article about whether kids will be socially behind after all this
- Do you have ways COVID is complicating your parenting life or making normal developmental hiccups harder on your kids? Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
I loved everything about this episode. Laughter, tears and smiles. My son (3.5) was listening from the backseat and said “woah! Did they just say Shanna?” I may have fangirled a bit.