One thing to consider: The more kids play together in the summer, the more it potentially impacts returning to school. "My goal is getting kids safely back to school in the fall, and if that means having a mellow summer at home then I'm all for that," Altmann said. … [Read more...] about Playdates and the pandemic: Can kids safely meet up?
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To avoid the crippling financial strain, some parents opt to quit their jobs and stay home with the kids — a decision that's overwhelmingly impacted women. In a pre-pandemic survey conducted by the Center for American Progress, a left-leaning nonprofit think tank, mothers were 40 percent more likely than fathers to say they had personally felt the negative impact of child care issues on their careers. … [Read more...] about ‘A Moment Of Reckoning’: Coronavirus Could Break U.S. Child Care
Pecans complement that duo, especially when toasted and buttered as they are here. You get even more of their crunch and buttery richness because they bake on top of the muffins instead of softening in the batter. That extra touch makes these muffins more than just a way to use up bananas and transforms them into a breakfast that’s as delicious as dessert. … [Read more...] about Tired of banana bread but still want to bake? Try fluffy muffins instead
After I got commissioned, I was in tech training to become an air battle manager down in Florida, when “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” ended. So they called all the students into the auditorium, and I’m sitting there sweating. I didn’t know the commander’s personality, but man, he came in there, and he was very firm. He said, “You are crazy if you don’t think you’ve already been serving next to these wonderful human beings who just happen to be gay. It does not matter. You are still going to be willing to lay down your life for them if you always have. You’re just going to know about it now. And if you have a problem with that, there’s the door.” I just remember getting goosebumps. … [Read more...] about Air Force major reflects on‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ cancer
It was a Thursday and the first day of shooting on Midnight Rider, a $5 million-budgeted independent feature based on Allman’s rock autobiography My Cross To Bear. Miller’s cast and crew trekked over an hour from their base of operations in Savannah to the Doctortown trestle in Wayne County, Georgia, a train bridge overlooking the Altamaha River that was previously best known as the site of the Battle of Altamaha Bridge—a historic Confederate victory during the Civil War. … [Read more...] about Inside the ‘Midnight Rider’ Manslaughter: Will Hollywood Learn From the Death of Sarah Jones?