This Month's Issue

June puts the spotlight on summer fun and on our favorite fella: Dad! Peep inside this month’s issue of ParentMap for a smorgasbord of fun ways to celebrate Pop and ideas for getting out and about with the family.

Safe recreation and time spent connecting with loved ones are doctor’s orders! Laura Kastner, Ph.D., dispenses eight strategies for protecting our kids from a very real threat of COVID-19: pandemic languishing. And parents, this advice applies to you, too. Social worker Erin Bernau offers an encouraging playbook for supporting ourselves and our children as we move closer to final stages of the pandemic.

Also inside: fantastic family farm stays, easy tips for creating a pollinator-friendly backyard, awesome water-sport and swimming camps, fabulous reads featuring AAPI protagonists, details on an inspiring new virtual exhibit and more.

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