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Parenting In The Time of Corona

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Parenting In The Time of Corona

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A student attends an online class from home in Miami, Florida, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. In a victory for state education leaders, an appeals court said Monday that Floridas school reopening order did not force students back to campus, nor teachers back into classrooms, and should remain in effect. Photographer: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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It's complicated being a parent right now. COVID 19 has upended everybody's lives, and made the job of parenting a lot more difficult. Many parents are working from home while their kids are going to school at home and the result isn't always pretty.

On today's Indicator, we talk with NPR Education reporter Anya Kamenetz - a working mom herself - about how parenting has changed, and what that means for parents, for kids and for women in the workplace.

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