My kids’ mental health has never been worse
Sun May 02 2021
Online school is an abomination. My children cannot take it. They are severely depressed and I worry every day about escalation. They beg me to take them somewhere that they are allowed to see friends and to go to school. Yes, we need to get our COVID numbers down to a level that they are manageable but if we continue to profoundly fail our kids as we have, we will have a horrible epidemic of child self-harm that most of us cannot even fathom. Open schools outdoors for June - even for 3 weeks. Open all camps - day, sleepaway etc. Children have nothing left to anchor them and look forward to and their parents watch them in pain. Enough.