Support, Caregiving, and Work-Life Resources During COVID-19

A father and daughter looking at a laptop computer together

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a work-life balance shift in nearly everyone’s lives.

For parents, caregivers of young and old, the demands have changed. You will find resources to help children learn from home. This page serves as a portal to a variety of tips, information, resources, and policies that can help provide flexibility during this difficult time.

 

Caregiving and Parenting Resources

Learning Resources for Pre-K to Fifth Grade

Learning Resources for Middle School

  • Games, Reading, Worksheets, Quizzes, and more 
  • Met Museum
    Appropriate for kids up to 12 years old. Discover Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City virtually! Let your kids explore art and enrich their minds with fun facts, a time machine, and creative videos from kids.

Additional Learning Resources for All Ages

Tips, Advice, and Guidance for Parents

Other Resources for Parents

UMB Self-Care Tools for Caregivers

Other UMB Flexibility Options for Parents and Caregivers

Specific benefit eligibility and the amount of the state subsidy toward the cost of medical, prescription drugs, and dental benefits is determined by your employee classification and the percentage in which you are working. Please ensure you review the benefits summary chart to see how benefits may be impacted if you decide to reduce/modify your employment with the University.