Raising Children in Isolation

Raising Children in Isolation

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Youth in Democracy, Voting Access, #EndSARS

Episode: Youth in Democracy, Voting Access, #EndSARS

  • Nov 2, 2020 9:00 pm
  • 16:43 mins

Guest: Stephanie Coontz, Professor of History and Family Studies, The Evergreen State College, Director of Research and Public Education, Council on Contemporary Families, Author of “The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap” The exhausted parent memes going around on social media seem to have a more desperate edge than usual. What is it about parenting during the pandemic that makes this moment so difficult? Historian Stephanie Coontz says it’s more than just being stuck at home with kids while trying to get work done. There’s an isolation to parenting during the pandemic that’s unprecedented.