Choosing a Kid-Friendly Face Mask

With many states reopening schools, masks for kids are not only vital for their protection from COVID-19, but will most likely be required by law, if they do return to school.

When choosing kids’ masks to help protect your precious munchkins, be sure to consider, at minimum, the size, fabric quality, and style.

Experts suggest that you talk to your children about the importance of wearing a mask in a way that they can understand.

A helpful tip from some of the parents in the Wax & Wonder Tribe is to wear a mask yourself, thereby allowing your children to model your behavior.


Black Frontline Workers and Their Families

The Coronavirus has exposed the gross inequalities that exist within the economy. Many black people and people of color in America and around the world, who are without the luxury of accumulated wealth, must continue to work to support their families.

This limited access to wealth has contributed to the increased rate of Covid-19 infections and deaths in communities of color.

Studies suggest that the majority of people in this demographic are “frontline“ workers and “essential” workers, whose physical presence are required on their jobs to provide valuable services that the public depends on and could not go without – they are unable to work from home. Many have jobs such as healthcare workers, factory workers, meat packers,