Parents try home-schooling in face of endless COVID | Opinion

FORT WORTH, Texas (TNS) — Driving home Wednesday after our first day of co-op schooling, I felt overwhelmingly grateful.

Many of my friends have spent the last week consumed by the battle over school mask mandates.

They are steeling themselves for the inevitable return to virtual school, the tumult it will bring to their households and the learning loss their kids will endure as a result.

Some friends already have disappointed kids quarantined at home, not due to sickness but to “exposure” to COVID-19.

My family will avoid the quarantines, the consternation and the chaos baked into yet another school year, because our kids will be learning at home — not by default but by design.

And we are far from alone in this decision.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11.1% of families reported home-schooling their kids at the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. (It’s worth noting that

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Master your Nest Mini, Max, Audio, Hub and Hub Max



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(Pocket-lint) – Google’s Home and Nest devices aren’t just speakers with built-in Google Search. They allow you to control compatible smart home devices, cue up a film on your TV, replace your desktop speakers, and plenty more.

To get the most out of your Google Home, Nest Audio, Home Mini, Nest Mini, Home Max, Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max, we’ve rounded up a selection of the top tips and tricks to help you master the voice-activated speakers and displays in no time.

There’s a few device-specific tricks at the bottom of this feature, while other tricks are split into general tips, entertainment tips, information tips and smart home control tips.

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3 Tips For Bringing Your Elderly Parents To Live In Your Home

6 Top Tips for Helping Seniors Move | A Place for Mom

If you have elderly parents that can no longer safely live on their own, you may be tasked with finding the right housing situation for them now that they won’t be living in their own house anymore. While moving them into an assisted living facility is an option, many people also choose to have their parents move into their home with them and their families. 

If this is the situation that you’re soon going to find yourself in, here are three tips for bringing your elderly parents to live in your home with you and your family. 

Speak Openly With Your Family And Your Parents

Before you finalize this decision, you’ll first want to make sure that you’ve spoken openly with everyone that this decision is going to affect.

During these conversations, encourage everyone to voice their concerns, fears, and expectations. Only with this information out in the open … Read More

Los Angeles Spec Home Could Set Price Record in Hancock Park Neighborhood

A new, ultra-modern megamansion in the heart of Los Angeles’s historic Hancock Park hit the market last week for just under $25 million.


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A new, ultra-modern megamansion in the heart of Los Angeles’s historic
Hancock Park
hit the market last week for just under $25 million. 

If the property, which includes 13,000 square feet of living space, sells for close to its ask, it would be the most expensive home sold in the neighborhood by about 24%, according to the Multiple Listing
Service.
 


Jonathan Menlo
and
Meir Siboni’s
vision is second to none…it is truly an architectural and design triumph in the heart of Hancock Park,” listing agent
Aaron Kirman,
of the Aaron Kirman Group at Compass, said in an email. He has the listing with
Verna Helbling,
also of Compass, and
Adam Rosenfeld
with The Agency.  

More: Award-Winning Glass Farmhouse in Hollywood Hills Sells

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