Published in



My Daughter’s Math Homework Has Been Our Pandemic Lifeline

It turns out schoolwork is the pandemic parenting hack you never expected

Photo: Kira Hofmann/picture alliance via Getty Images

There’s nothing quite like being a pandemic parent in the winter. Gone are the outdoor playdates and park time; being stuck in the apartment these past few cold months has taken on a whole new level of…




What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Recommended from Medium

Emergency C-section, dad’s perspective

The ABCs of Things to Consider Before Having Kids: Letter M

How to Develop Socialization Skills in Your Pet Dog

Outings with a Baby

Mothers Day At Minute Maid

Building Emotional Intelligence In Kids Through Conscious Parenting.

My Daughter is Not My Legacy

How Will Working Mothers Return to the Workplace in an Ongoing Pandemic?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.

More from Medium

Stop Treating Teachers Like Your (Underpaid) Babysitters

The Downsides of Being Childfree

Can Wordle Save Us?

BBC Radio 2 Live Is Moving To… Leeds! — Music News