Should Kids Wear Face Masks? Here’s What Parents Need To Know. According to the CDC guidelines, “Cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.” With Virginia entering Phase One today, here are 5…

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Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids Still not sure what to do for the special woman in your life on Mother’s Day? Use your DIY skills to create one of these cool Mother’s Day craft ideas. Photo via Martha Stewart When it comes to Mother’s Day, do you and your children like to take time to…

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Originally Published on Instructables.com Supplies Needed Mask 1 is fitted, with 2 layers of fabric and a pocket between them for an optional filter (see research links for info on filters). It is held on by elastic ear loops. Elastic can also be threaded to fit around the head. Mask 2 is fitted, with 2…

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If you’re tired of boiling and dyeing eggs for Easter, consider starting a new holiday tradition. These DIY Easter crafts don’t require actual eggs, and your kids can still have some Easter fun. If you create any of the eggless Easter crafts below, be sure to tag us on facebook – facebook.com/roanokefamily Easter Suncatcher Photo via The Best…

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f you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, the CDC recommends the steps below to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. Stay home except to get medical care Stay home: People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to recover at…

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Suffering from a sore throat, cough, or just feeling run down? With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, or coronavirus, it may feel difficult to determine if your symptoms are stemming from the flu or from something else. You can monitor your symptoms and protect yourself and others with a few simple guidelines. Coronavirus vs. Flu…

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Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus Will I get sick? Why are they closing the schools? I’m scared. I’m upset that I can’t go to ballet class. These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school…

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Homeschooling Moms Share Tips to New Homeschoolers As the new coronavirus, COVID-19, has shuttered schools, parents find themselves teaching their own kids at home. Don’t know what you’re doing? That’s OK. Today Parents has some advice straight from moms who have been homeschooling for years. 1. Hold a Family Meeting Heather Bowen, a mom of two from…

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AAP Study Confirms Kids Get Less Severe Coronavirus; Infants More at Risk A new study confirms that coronavirus has been less severe in children, although infants in China had higher rates of serious symptoms. It has been appeared for sometime that children are less seriously affected than adults, but a new analysis of data from China…

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