Child care has always been expensive, but the pandemic sent prices soaring and slots are harder than ever to find. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.

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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul Takes On New York’s Child Care 'Crisis On Steroids’Child care has always been expensive, but the pandemic sent prices soaring and slots are harder than ever to find. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Sean Williams Starts 'The Dad Gang' To Fight Stereotypes About Black FathersAs we prepare to celebrate Father's Day this weekend, a Long Island father is changing the perception of Black fatherhood in America. It turned into his life's mission after a moment in a grocery store. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock introduces us to "The Dad Gang."
As Mask Mandates Lift, Parents Of Unvaccinated Children Wonder How To Move ForwardMany parents are exhausted from a year of trying to guide their children through the pandemic. Now, the latest mask guidelines have many confused and asking, "What am I supposed to do now?" CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Actress Eva Mendes Sparks Debate Over Spanking ChildrenShould you spank your child? Hollywood actress Eva Mendes sparked lots of talk on both sides with a post on Instagram; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Psychologist On Talking To Children About Race, Police, And Witnessing Traumatic EventsCBS2 spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, a psychologist who says the dialogue should always be ongoing. 
Paid Surrogacy Now Legal In New YorkA big change in New York starts Monday for couples and singles struggling to start a family. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Extended Interview: What To Look Out For, Be Aware Of As A Parent And CaregiverA popular celebrity therapist is speaking out about losing her teenage son to a drug overdose. CBS2's Andrea Grymes talked to child psychiatrist Dr. Jodi Gold about what parents and caregivers should be looking out for.
Parents Fear Kids Are Falling Behind In School As Remote Learning Stretches OnThis week, the Biden administration is set to announce safe ways for schools to return to in-person learning fulltime. The guidance can't come soon enough for parents who fear their kids are falling behind; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Parents Concerned About Impact COVID Pandemic On Children's Mental HealthCBS2's Dr. Max Gomes reports on how a child psychologist is building resilience in his own children, and how you can use those lessons.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Coronavirus Uncertainty Raises Father's Concerns On Daughters College FutureCBS2's John Elliott reports on Gary Francis, a father whose daughter is about to make her choice for college just as the economy and her family's incomes fate an uncertain future.
Coronavirus Forcing Students To Miss Once-In-A-Lifetime Graduation Rites Of PassageJohn Elliott talks to a mom and her daughters who are missing out on their graduations and turning to social media to jump ahead of their college experiences.
How Parents Can Help Kids Cope With Coronavirus WorriesSocial distancing has been tough for all of us, especially for kids. CBS2's Cindy Hsu speaks with an expert for some advice.
Coronavirus Strain: Quarantine Has Some Relationships Feeling Like 'I Love You, Now Go Away'Most families are still cooped up and quarantined at home, and in some households, it's taking a major toll on relationships. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
Coronavirus: Quiet Streets, Busy Grocery Stores Make For A Unlikely New York CityAs the nation and New York deal with an ever-increasing public health crisis, the crossroads of the world was eerily quiet for a Friday night. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Parenting Expert Offers Tips On How To Keep Kids Safe, Healthy & Comfortable On VacationParenting and lifestyle expert Amanda Mushro says there are some gadgets, gizmos, tips, tricks and toys you may want to look into. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas and Cindy Hsu reports.
Kids Week Promises Interactive Fun At Intrepid MuseumThe week-long event lets kids get involved in hands-on workshops, performances, animal shows and science demonstrations where science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) take center stage. Franz Lucien highlights what's to come for CBS2's Cindy Hsu and John Elliott.

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