ParentMap Magazine

December 2021

Parent education expert Annie Garrett’s feature about her experience teaching parent-newborn cooperative classes for PEPS during the pandemic encourages this No. 1 recommendation: Find ways to make your world bigger again.

No matter their kids’ ages, all parents have had parched prospects over the past two years when it came to patching together ways to make our COVID-19-winnowed world “bigger” for their families. Our annual holiday arts and events traditions — most of which were shuttered or virtualized in 2020 — are in normal years some of the most engaging ways we remain connected to our local and global cultural communities. With wider availability of COVID-19 vaccines, many families can safely partake in those cherished experiences again! Get to planning an epic month of festive outings with our sampler of sensational shows and “nice list” of holiday delights.