Sunday is National Grandparents Day, normally a time for happy gatherings, but during the pandemic, experts say many of those visits should be put on hold; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
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Experts Urge Family To Be Cautious, Aware Of COVID-19 Concerns On National Grandparents DaySunday is National Grandparents Day, normally a time for happy gatherings, but during the pandemic, experts say many of those visits should be put on hold; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Teachers, Parents Grappling With How To Keep Kids Focused While Learning VirtuallyAs thousands of students head back to school virtually, teachers and parents are grappling with how to keep kids focused and engaged. For many, it means classroom rules are now being enforced at home; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Doctors Urge Parents To Talk To Children About Wearing Masks For Long Periods Of Time In SchoolAs students begin to face the new normal in schools, one of the hardest challenges of adjusting will be having to wear masks all day; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Announces Major Funding To Help Famililes Pay For Child CareWorking parents have been scrambling to find child care for their children this fall and figuring out how to pay for it. To help ease the burden, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday announced major funding; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Data Shows Requests For Birth Control Up 50% Over Past Few MonthsForget about a pandemic baby boom, health experts say millions more Americans are now on birth control to prevent getting pregnant; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Brooklyn Woman Takes In Sister's Foster Child After Sister Dies Of COVID-19A Brooklyn baby's home life was uncertain after her foster mother passed away from COVID-19. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez tells us how the woman's sister selflessly stepped in to help.
New Moms Face Unique Mental Health Challenges During Coronavirus PandemicLiving through the pandemic is difficult for all families juggling work, school and stress, but one group facing unique mental health challenges is new moms; Naomi Ruchim reports for CBS2.
Parents Seek Ways To Keep Kids Cool, Occupied This SummerThe heat is on and keeping cool is a challenge, especially for parents struggling to find options for their children; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Some Parents Upset Overnight Camps Will Not Open In New YorkNew York's top doctor announced Friday he is not allowing overnight camps to open this summer, but parents argue having their kids stay at home is far less safe; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Reimagining Education: Child Care Centers Worried About Funding For ReopeningAs New York City prepares for Phase 1 of reopening Monday, there's concern among some parents returning to work that there will be fewer places offering child care; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
George Floyd's Death Restarts Conversations Black Parents Are Forced To Have With ChildrenThe death of George Floyd is restarting conversations all black parents are forced to have with their children -- like how to interact with police -- and no one is exempt; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
NJ Child Care Services Allowed To Reopen In JuneNew Jersey took a big step Friday as Gov. Phil Murphy announced child care services can open in about two weeks. It's a huge relief to families who have been trying to juggle work and restless kids; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Virtual Babysitters Help Keep Kids Entertained While Parents Are Working From HomeKids are learning at home and parents are working from home because the coronavirus pandemic. The combination can make the daily routine rough, so virtual babysitting service are lightening the load; Naomi Ruchim reports for CBS2.
A Look At New York Sites Closed This Summer, And Which Still Plan To OpenMore and more camps are making difficult decisions about whether or not to open for the summer season. Until there is firm guidance from the states, it is up to the camps to decide, CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Parents Concerned About Possibility Of Schools Making Remote Learning The NormSome school districts are considering making remote learning a part of their long-term plans. The idea has some parents considering logistics, wondering what happens when kids are scheduled to learn from home while they have to go back to work; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Mayor De Blasio: New York City Just Not Ready To Open Beaches For Memorial DayWhile Gov. Andrew Cuomo has given New York State beaches the OK to open for Memorial Day weekend with safe restrictions, Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is not ready to follow suit with other locations. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Murphy Announces New Jersey Beaches Open By Memorial Day WeekendThe Jersey Shore and beaches around New Jersey will be open for Memorial Day Weekend, with social distance restrictions still in place.
New Moms Get Virtual Support Amid Coronavirus PandemicFor new moms and families, welcoming a baby during a pandemic is proving to be stressful, especially when living in isolation; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.
New Jersey Clarified Status Of 'Wave Parades' Amid Coronavirus Shutdown"Wave parades" have suddenly become the way to celebrate in the age of COVID-19 for birthdays and other occasions. The parades are often led by police and other first responders. Some schools were planning on using wave parades to celebrate seniors, but New Jersey state police rained on the students' parades. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
LI Nursing Home Offers Mother's Day Visits From Behind GlassMother's Day will be difficult for all the moms who cannot be with loved ones because they're staying safe in isolation, but one nursing home on Long Island has an answer for that; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
CBS News' Steve Hartman, Children Team Up To Teach 'Kindness 101'Steve Hartman teaches an online lesson for kids about finding a purpose, produced from home with the assistance of his daughter Meryl and Emmett. CBSN New York's Nina Kapur caught up with them to get a look behind the scenes.
Wife On Johnathan Coelho's Coronavirus Death: 'Haunting' Words Of Goodbye 'All I Have Left'Jonathan Coelho was just 32 when he died last week from cardiac arrest due to the coronavirus. While he was hospitalized the Connecticut man wrote a final love letter on his phone for his family. CBS News' David Begnaud reports.
Parents Concerned About Too Much Screen Time As Remote Learning Continues Amid Coronavirus PandemicAs distance learning becomes the new normal, much of the school day has shifted to the screen, but is all that screen time safe for your kids? CBSN New York's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Expert Offers Advice On How To Talk To Kids About Wearing Face MasksGov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order on wearing face coverings goes into effect Friday at 8 p.m. for all New Yorkers. Wearing them may be easy for adults, but it can be tough on children; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.