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For DC founder Afua “BB” Banful, the growing pains of pandemic-prompted at-home learning were about much more than just parents being unable to concentrate.

When COVID-19 lockdowns began in 2020, Banful said she had a difficult time navigating not only trying to work with children at home, but also navigating her kids’ screen time and web access. At the same time she had to log her 4-year-old into a tablet or website, she had to make sure her 8-year-old was getting her schoolwork done online. At one point, Banful said, she had eight Alexa alarms set and was still missing things like appointments or homework assignments.

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