With COVID 19 surging around the world, the only thing certain right about being a parent is uncertainty. Your children’s school may have started out 100% virtual, then went hybrid and now may be returning back to entirely online, or not. It’s enough to try the patience of even the most level headed parent and kids.
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.