Article / Published Mar 30

One Great Thing for Tuesday, 3/31

As parents grappling with life in the era of coronavirus ourselves, we know how hard it feels to get through these days—let alone what the next weeks and months will bring. Every day, we’ll share a few great things that are helping us cope with kids at home, work to do, and plenty to worry about. We hope they help you, too.

Savor the mini wins. Parenthood is the most exhausting job on the planet—and all the more so right now, when your kids are stuck at home, there are no playdates, and everyone is on top of each other. The house is a mess. The laundry's piled up. The dog needs to be walked. But your kid just cracked up at their own corny joke. Or maybe they cleaned up without being asked. Or maybe they gave you two precious minutes to yourself. It’s not all bad.

Speaking of wins, check out some of the tiny parenting victories happening in homes across the country right now.

Visit Time for Kids for high-quality articles across a range of topics, appropriate for all different ages. The site is now free—ignore where it says to sign in, click an article, and start reading.

“No matter how down you are, what’s one thing that always cheers you up?”

You might’ve seen Ellen DeGeneres playing a popular family app game called Heads Up on her show. For a limited time, it’s now available for free on Android and iOS.

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