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Parental Resilience in the New Normal   by Kim Kobayashi

Now that travel and places are reopening, many moms like myself are wondering what’s going to happen about our children’s care and education going forward.  “When will the school year begin?  “What do we do if students have to go in shifts?  We can’t parent, teach, and work at the same time.”  I believe the parent pod we created can help and be a way to develop resilience.  In my neighborhood it played a big part in finding creative ways for children to socialize and allowing families to support each other with the ongoing tasks of life.  Our parent pod played a big part in maintaining our family’s emotional and mental health.

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2019 Article
January 27 Doctors Work To Improve Healthcare
February 24 Understanding Our Care Our Choice
March 31 Vibrant Hawaii A Collective Impact Movement to Reduce ALICE on Hawaii Island
April 21 Please Support TMT astronomy
May 26 From HCC To A Maunakea Telescope
June 30 Small Changes Can Lead To Better Health
July 28 Astronomy for the Future
August 25 A Recipe for Food Sustainability
September 29 Nonprofits Announce Hui with HOPE Program
October 27 Honoring the memory of Barry Taniguchi
November 24 Our Ongoing Journey to Improve Heart Health
December 29 It’s Never Too Late to Get an Advanced Health Care Directive
2020 Article
January 26 I Know My Blood Pressure Numbers
February 23 Bay Clinic’s Vision of One Shared Community
March 29 Hospital Response and Preparation for COVID-19
April 19  Heroes Fighting on Pandemic’s Frontline
 May 31 Always There to Serve Community
June 28 Parental Resilience in the New Normal

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