Mental Health And Parenting Amid Coronavirus, More Politics With Voting By Mail

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a woman sits on the floor next to rows of bins holding a large stack of ballots
Roxanne Drewry puts a rubber band around a stack of absentee ballots in envelopes after she ensures they’re in the correct order Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Milwaukee. Angela Major/WPR

A human development and family studies professor joins us to talk about navigating ups and downs up managing a family during this turbulent time. And we discuss voting by mail in November’s election with a political scientist.

Featured in this Show

  • The Highs And Lows Of Parenting In A Pandemic

    Recent research from UW-Madison asked parents about both their positive and negative feelings they’re experiencing while trying to be the best parents they can be during a pandemic. We talk to a professor about mental health for parents right now, how to relish moments of positivity and how to make the most of a challenging time.

  • An Update On Mail-In Voting For The November Election

    According to The Washington Post, Democrats are requesting and returning ballots via mail in greater numbers than Republicans in key battleground states. We look at the effects, challenges and opportunities of voting by mail.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Margaret Kerr Guest
  • Robert Stein Guest