Daily Life


Why to make your kids do chores— and how to get them to do it

How do you help your children get ready to “adult?” Science says you need to start them early.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

WATCH: Ice cream truck owner goes rogue despite lockdown

A recent story put out by CBS News Chicago is hoping to end with the arrest of one ice cream truck driver who is still out selling cold treats.

Quinn Patrick

Celeb culture is transparently meaningless during coronavirus

The massive chasm between those who can sit out the coronavirus at home and those who must venture out into an insecure world is becoming more apparent.

Nicole Russell

Remote learning tries parents' patience

"I don't got this! I'm not a teacher; help me!" It was a plea from a mom who is worried her daughter will fall behind without the right routine. She isn't alone.

Dounia Royer

Families of essential workers are also on the front lines of the pandemic

Essential workers like nurses and delivery persons are on the front lines of the coronavirus, but so are their partners and families at home.

Dounia Royer

Six ways to fight boredom while self-isolating

From watching the Northern lights to hosting an online Karaoke party here are a few suggestions that will keep you indoors for a few weeks more.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Why I left New York right before coronavirus hit

I am not braving out this crisis with the rest of my beloved city. Despite shaming and admonitions of my fellow New Yorkers, I am one of those who left.

Megan Smith

Seven ways coronavirus is affecting our relationships

The lack of face-to-face communication, social isolation, fear, and anxiety are taking their toll on our emotional health and putting a strain on our relationships.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

A staycation of coronaviral proportions

My children and I may be stuck in semi-permanent staycation mode, while their father holds down his job from a messy kitchen office, taking conference calls in the master bedroom.

Erin Perse

Coronavirus has put a stop to handshakes—try these creative greetings instead

During recent press conferences, Trump has said that handshakes may be a thing of the past. It behooves us to find some alternatives.

Collin Jones

Changes to an Alabama Army base due to coronavirus

Catching up with an old friend who is sheltering-in-place on an Army base in Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Collin Jones