Parenting in a Pandemic: How to help your family through COVID-19
Kelly Fradin MD, author
Best-selling author Emily Oster says “This book is fantastic. Dr. Fradin delivers a timely resource parents need.” Parents are burning out while kids need more help than ever. With so many families in crisis, pediatrician and child advocate Dr. Kelly Fradin sees an urgent need for help. As a mother of two, Dr. Fradin shares her practical, evidence-based and reassuring advice on what’s important to know. Parents are forced to adapt and make decisions now despite constant change and many unknowns. In Parenting in a Pandemic, Dr. Fradin provides all the tools you need to help navigate coronavirus. The book breaks down the science necessary to understand the news about coronavirus and prepare your family for a school year where everything looks different. Dr. Fradin examines the specific risks of coronavirus to children of all ages and adults, including parents, grandparents, pregnant women, and essential workers. She dissects the latest literature on the direct health risks from coronavirus, and emphasizes the many secondary impacts of the virus on families. Some problems you may be overly worried about, while others you may not have considered. She gives realistic strategies you can use to improve this time for your family. Parents who read the book will feel better prepared to make the right decisions with confidence. The pandemic is still unfolding and the science may change, but regardless, these approaches will help you feel better and carry your family through this difficult time.