One of the greatest needs right now is grace – for yourself, for your children, and for your children’s teachers and school. COVID has added unanticipated challenges requiring adaptation from all.
Health promotion groups across the country are promoting 5-2-1-0 and using the strategies to design programs aimed at helping families find ways to keep their children healthy and reduce childhood obesity.
Research suggests that children may gain security and positive well-being out of the spontaneous moments of being together. Those moments can happen during ordinary, daily routines such as doing chores together. Family routines are an important part of coping with challenging situations.
While many are still working, others are laid off or furloughed. Even if you are still working, you may experience fluctuations in your income or even unexpected bills.
Welcome to the COVID-19 surprise school-at-home event. The challenges are many, but not insurmountable.
Resources from the World Health Organization on dealing with the stress of COVID-19
Stress is often the result of uncertainty. Because stress alone can make us sick or more susceptible to disease, it is important to take steps to reduce uncertainty by staying informed and planning ahead when possible.
Halloween should be fun for the children but there are things you can do to make it healthier for them.