If last spring’s sudden stay-home orders taught us anything, it’s that most parents know they don’t want to be teachers. Many felt like they were as they struggled to tap into homework lessons, virtual classrooms and tutoring, and simply finding a way for parents and children to coexist in the same home all day long — with everyone getting their own work done.

Here are tips to get your home ready as children return to school while the coronavirus pandemic is still underway.

We’re all adapting: How to get ready for a new, virtual school year.

1. Address technology issues. If several people — adults and children — need to be on electronic devices and maintaining an internet connection at the same time, you may need to improve your internet speed and add range extenders or a mesh network system so your internet service will reach every part of your

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CROFTON, MD — As one of the biggest homes in the Chapman Farm neighborhood, this four-bedroom house on a cul-de-sac is ready for its next family. The kitchen boasts ceramic tile with granite counters and opens up to a large family room with a woodburning fireplace. The main level has a large open two-story foyer and gleaming hardwood floors.

The master suite features cathedral ceilings, a walk-in closet and a large bathroom with a jetted soaking tub and separate shower. The finished walk-out basement has been newly painted has new carpet, a bar and full bathroom. The large deck steps down to the fenced yard and has room for a hammock.

  • Address: 2707 Sabra Ct, Crofton, Maryland
  • Price: $624,900
  • Square Feet: 3752
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3 Full and 1 Half Baths
  • Built: 1992
  • Features: Highly desirable cul de sac lot in Chapman Farm! This brick front home is one of
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