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Our Laser Focus on Covid Is Costing Us Our Mental Health

In the midst of the Omicron hysteria, let’s pause to do a risk assessment

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Once upon a time, a long time ago, I willingly took my daughter to the Portland Children’s Museum.

I did so knowing that the afternoon would be spent winding through masses of squealing children and unwieldy toddlers…




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Kerala Taylor

Kerala Taylor

Writing about motherhood, work, race, and the end of the world. Aiming to make you laugh, cry, and want to punch something. Top writer in Parenting, Humor.

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