‘A Week of Snow Days’? Ha! Families Deal With Cabin Fever
As people become hostages in their own homes, hired clowns and costume nights may not be enough to maintain sanity.
“There’s going to be increased misbehavior, defiance, tantrums and blowing up,” said Jennifer Johnston-Jones, a child psychologist in Los Angeles. “After a natural disaster, you go back to normal. With this, there’s not going to be a back to normal.”
As quarantined families scavenge for work space and kid-entertainment ideas, parents are pulling their hair out. By
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If you can stay home to quarantine, you're very lucky. But that doesn't mean you're not also going crazy