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Kelly Glass

Washington Post

Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Kelly:

Kids need less academic pressure and more support after a year of isolation and learning losses

Less-stringent academic expectations can help parents breathe a little easier — and they're better for kids' mental health, too, experts say. → Read More

Fewer Black People Are Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine—and It's Rooted in Distrust of the Health Care System

Fewer Black people say they plan to get a COVID vaccine compared to people of other groups because of a distrust in the US medical system. → Read More

5 Simple Ways To Help Your Kids When They're Burned Out From Remote Learning

Education experts offer strategies for parents whose kids are ready to throw their Chromebooks out of the window. → Read More

Why Taraji P. Henson is trying to shed light on the mental health crisis among Black youth

When Henson started looking for therapists for herself and her son, she couldn’t find what she was looking for. She wants to change that. → Read More

5 Girl Activists Tell Us The Greatest Lessons Their Moms Taught Them

From a resolute Harriet Tubman to Rosa Parks’ refusal to move to Bree Newsome’s climb up a 30-foot flagpole, social movements are rightfully rich with the presence of mighty women. So it’s only natural that behind the current generation of activists… → Read More

She’s a moderate in Trump country, looking to Jill Biden to inspire

"I think it’s time for us to hear her voice. She’s been in Michelle’s shadow." → Read More

From the cradle to the grave: How systemic racism affects Black women's health

For Black women in America, gender and racial bias delivers a devastating one-two punch when it comes to physical and mental health. → Read More

What to say if you’re a Black woman and your doctor won’t believe you

Black women are disproportionately affected by racism in medicine. Black women and medical experts share their experiences with handling bias from doctors. → Read More


Black kids are watching this moment. What will it teach them?

The trauma of witnessing and experiencing racist violence — against George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and more — is nothing new for Black children. Many worry it will lead to more trauma if policymakers and mental health professionals don’t act. → Read More

Black Moms Are Parenting Through Two Public Health Crises Right Now

Racism has been an ongoing public health crisis. No national or global health organization will declare it as such, but its effects are evident. → Read More

This At-Home Full-Body Workout Is Perfect for Beginners

Beginner full-body workouts work your major muscle groups and don't require equipment or a trip to the gym. Try this at-home workout routine for beginners. → Read More

How Much of a Pull Do Your Genetics Have on Your Weight?

There's a definite link between genetics and weight, but your DNA is just one part of the puzzle. Here's what the latest research says about genetics and obesity. → Read More

Why it’s important to find moments of joy in a crisis — and teach kids to do the same

We have lost the routines, activities and interactions that we have come to know as normal, but we have an opportunity to help children discover happiness in new experiences. → Read More

This 5-Minute Gratitude Exercise Can Help Ease Stress (and Support Your Immune System)

Research shows that practicing gratitude can lower stress, which in turn benefits the immune system. This five-minute, daily gratitude exercise can help. → Read More

Why my black son needed a dog

Our family dog became a safe place for our son, who is also autistic → Read More

The Major Key to Building Muscle You’re Probably Overlooking

Eating well and strength training are only part of the equation for building muscle. Here's why sleep is also key to muscle growth and how much you need. → Read More

Yep, Guys Can (and Should) Do Pilates Too!

The benefits of Pilates aren’t limited to flexibility and core strengthening, but it turns out those benefits are exactly what men need in their workout routines. → Read More

The ‘Frozen 2’ Cast Share New Details About The Upcoming Sequel: ‘It’s About Unconditional Love’

Frozen II is hitting theaters on November 22, featuring seven new songs and a few new characters. The cast shared what moviegoers can expect from this highly anticipated animated sequel. Sterling K. Brown joins the cast as the voice of Lieutenant Mattias, and Queen Iduna, Elsa and Anna’s mother, will be played by Evan Rachel Wood. In this... → Read More

Two Friends Find WWII Love Letters While Antiquing And Search For The Lovers Who Wrote Them

Lindsy Wolke and Megan Grant love to go hunting for antiques. The best friends never expected to find a stack of love letters during one of their antiquing excursions at a quaint little shop in Tennessee. The long lost love letters, it turns out, were written between a sailor and his girlfriend during World War II. “Once we... → Read More

Female High School Quarterback Makes School History, Tells Girls: ‘Play Your Sport’

There is no doubt that women have the skills to play sports and be just as successful as men — even football. Brynna Nixon of Fife, Washington, is another prime example. Brynna is a junior at Fife High School and plays on the varsity team as a back-up quarterback for the Trojans. Recently, she made... → Read More