Homeschooling Tips for Families with Special Needs Camila Dos Santos, M.Ed., Program Coordinator of the Healthy Relationships Initiative The coronavirus pandemic has left families juggling a number of priorities, including many parents who are now homeschooling their children. Parents of
While becoming a primary caregiver for your grandchild(ren) can lead to feelings of love and joy, it also takes a lot of time and energy. Caring for your grandchildren can be exhausting and overwhelming, especially if it is new and
By Eleanor Beeslaar As you help your grandchild process his/her feelings related to the changes accompanying this new situation, it is crucial to create a stable, supportive environment. With the many changes they are experiencing, stability and structure will help
By Eleanor Beeslaar Encourage open and honest communication with your grandchild. Not only will this help strengthen your relationship, but it will also help your grandchild feel comfortable to talk to you about their feelings and struggles related to this
Grandparents who serve as primary caregivers have a great opportunity to connect with their grandchildren, while providing a loving and stable environment for them to thrive. However, raising children for a second time often presents many challenges as well. In
Many grandparents serve as the primary caregivers for their grandchild(ren). When parents are unable to care for their children for a variety of reasons, grandparents are often the ones to step in and take over the role of parenting. According
Happy Grandparents Day from HRI! Take some time to celebrate the grandparents – or grandparent figures – in your life today!