Meghan is the mother of three daughters and the author of "Parenting Outside the Lines." She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education and a master’s degree in school counseling and is a certified parent coach. Send a question about parenting to email@example.com, and it may show up in a future column.
We know teachers are trying to keep children safe and continue their learning in an impossible situation. But we also have to stick to reality. The average attention span for an 8-year-old is about 16 to 40 minutes.