POLL: Are You Sending Your Kids Back to a School in September?

Aug 25, 2020

The biggest s-word on the minds of parents these days is school. 

It's not sex — although some would like it to be, when it's possible. 

It's not screen time, because, well — the pandemic. 

And it's definitely not summer, because pretty soon it will be over. 

(You know, perhaps sourdough is still a popular s-word — I don't judge.) 

The Topic of School

Parents are considering options that work for them: home school, e-learning, no school, traditional school (what that looks like exactly remains to be seen) and pod learning are just some of the options being considered. The list goes on and on.

For many, these decisions won't get made until closer to the beginning of school, because after all, there are a lot of unknowns. 

And with news changing every single day, and guidelines changing as they do, it's a fairly vulnerable time to be a parent. Heck, it's a vulnerable time to be anyone. 

Add the ever-looming "second wave" and it's enough to make your head spin so fast it falls clean off.

So when the school year starts, whenever that is, what will you be doing? Will you be sending your kids back to school, or will you be opting for remote learning, or other ways of learning outside of the classroom?

When it comes to what you do in September, there is no wrong answer. All parents can do is take all of the available scientific information before them and make the best decisions for their families. 

It's not easy, and decisions may change. 

If you have any thoughts about how you're planning a Safe September, share your comments below. 


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