No parent can manage their lives perfectly. It wasn’t possible before covid-19 — despite our curated social media posts to the contrary — and it’s not possible now. Trying to be the perfect parent has always distracted us from being the parents our children need us to be: people who can acknowledge our struggles and mistakes with messy grace.
Wiseman wrote an open letter to Maret’s students about the school’s past culture and how she believes they can help Maret move forward.
Social media and technology rules can be challenging for teachers and parents to get on the same page. Here is how to create a cellphone policy for everyone.