Parenting & Relationships
 

July 15, 2020

 

Despite the fact that summer vacation has only just begun, debates about when, and how schools should re-open are already in full swing, with concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on children’s health and parents’ work responsibilities at the fore. We’ve also got some excellent First Person essays to get your weekend reading started, including a great piece on the joyful oddities of the hallmark celebration of 2020: Zoom weddings. Claire Porter Robbins

 
Parenting
 
Parenting in a pandemic: Families worry about COVID-19′s impact on children’s social lives
 

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Parenting in a pandemic: Families worry about COVID-19′s impact on children’s social lives
 
Full Story
 
  My daughter is 28, lives at home and doesn’t contribute anything. What should I do?
 

David Eddie

 
Full Story
 
 
 
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The pandemic is hurting Canada’s working mothers
 

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The pandemic is hurting Canada’s working mothers
 

Sylvia Fuller and Yue Qian

 
Full Story
 
Ban on vaping ads in places where youth may be exposed to them to take effect next month
 

Adnan Abidi/Reuters

  Ban on vaping ads in places where youth may be exposed to them to take effect next month
 
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COVID-19
 
New syndrome in children thought to be linked to COVID-19 yields surprising test results
 

GABRIELA BHASKAR/The New York Times News Service

New syndrome in children thought to be linked to COVID-19 yields surprising test results
 

Kelly Grant

 
Health reporter
 
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In reopening schools, Canada will get a passing grade if we listen to teachers
 

JONATHAN HAYWARD/The Canadian Press

In reopening schools, Canada will get a passing grade if we listen to teachers
 

Shelley Morse

 
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Academically speaking, the kids are going to be okay
 

Christinne Muschi/Reuters

Academically speaking, the kids are going to be okay
 

Tracy Vaillancourt, Peter Szatmari and Jess Whitley

 
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In the News
 
As new chair of Ontario’s family council, Betty-Lou Kristy draws on her own story of mental health and addiction
 

Kate Dockeray/The Globe and Mail

As new chair of Ontario’s family council, Betty-Lou Kristy draws on her own story of mental health and addiction
 

Laura Stone

 
Queen's Park Reporter
 
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Money matters
 
Should Wilfred and Wendy diversify their Canada-heavy stock portfolio as they inch closer to retirement?
 

Dianne Maley

 
Full Story
 
  Why it’s important that government pandemic support favours the young over the old
 

Rob Carrick

 
Personal Finance Columnist
 
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Workplace life
 
In the post-pandemic workplace, the ‘new’ normal is just the ‘now’ normal
 

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  In the post-pandemic workplace, the ‘new’ normal is just the ‘now’ normal
 

Merge Gupta-Sunderji

 
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First Person
 
People watching from my mother’s park bench
 

Illustration by Drew Shannon

People watching from my mother’s park bench
 

Tamara Levine

 
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My first Zoom ‘destination’ wedding was surprisingly fun
 

Illustration by Rachel Wada

My first Zoom ‘destination’ wedding was surprisingly fun
 

Mary Anne White

 
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I miss being immersed in the world: bring on Google Street View
 

Illustration by Katy Lemay

I miss being immersed in the world: bring on Google Street View
 

Mark Bessoudo

 
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Never mind the pandemic, the wedding must go on!
 

Illustration by Mary Kirkpatrick

Never mind the pandemic, the wedding must go on!
 

Rhonda Bulmer

 
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