The 'New Normal': Tips to Help Families Stay On Track
April 16, 2020
With stay-at-home orders in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, many families are wrestling with how to adjust to being at home all day, every day – together.
“People are facing so many challenges all at once,” said Cynthia Pollich, a Penn State Extension educator based in Lancaster County. “Many parents are working remotely and have children at home who need help with school lessons. On top of that, they are worried about the health of their families and their finances. It’s a lot to process.”
One suggestion to help families adapt to what she describes as a “new normal” i...