Resources

  1. Helping Our Kids & Ourselves Manage Anxiety

    Children show anxiety in lots of ways. How can we support them? Mindfulness Practices for Families When parents and children are feeling big emotions, it’s good to find some calm. Simple mindfulness activities can help: https://bit.ly/3erMBeA Mindfulness is noticing what’s going on outside—and inside—of us with acceptance and kindness. As mindful parents, we can be […]

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  2. Supporting Ourselves & Our Children during COVID-19

    New online children’s book explaining COVID-19 and why we stay home.Click here to read story: bit.ly/2WABPwE Some kids are having a hard time with being online for everything from school to playdates. This article, “Kids Are So Over Zoom. Here’s What To Do About It” talks about tips for helping your child: bit.ly/2T5Ox4k It is […]

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  3. Local COVID-19 Resources-5/15/2020

    There are many resources to help during this time. Here are a few local ones. Sign up for updates where possible to keep up with the latest info. New: Tips for Staying Safe During COVID-19: Grocery Shopping and Take-out Food from Cambridge Public Health Department: bit.ly/361QILq New: The Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Program […]

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  4. Local COVID-19 Resources, 5/8/2020

    There are many resources to help during this time. Here are a few local ones. Sign up for updates where possible to keep up with the latest info. New deadline: Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund accepting applications until May 15. Residents may complete this application online or over the phone with a staff person by calling […]

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  5. Continuing to Take Care of Ourselves During COVID-19

    With the news that schools are closed for the year and the stay at home order has been extended, it has been a hard time for many of us. We have to change our expectations from getting through a short term crisis to “reframing our parenting strategy for the long, confusing haul”. Here are a […]

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  6. Local COVID-19 Resources, 5/1/2020

    There are many resources to help during this time. Here are a few local ones. Sign up for updates where possible to keep up with the latest info. New: Face coverings must be worn in public places, businesses and common areas of residential buildings. Details including where to get masks or how to make them: […]

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  7. COVID-19 Local Resources, 4/24/2020

    There are many resources to help during this time. Here are a few local ones. Sign up for updates where possible to keep up with the latest info. The topic of collective grief has been coming up a lot recently as we all manage this stressful time. Here are two resources: In the short video, […]

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  8. Supporting Our Children During COVID-19

    It’s a challenging time for all of us and it can be hard to know how to support our children during this time. Here are a few resources to help. Answering Your Young Children’s Questions about Coronavirus: https://bit.ly/2wopTDX My 5 Parenting Rules for Letting Go and Getting Through the Coronavirus Crisis: https://u.org/3cbKRoX

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  9. Tax Prep from CEOC

    Don’t Pay To Have Your Taxes Prepared! CEOC provide FREE tax preparation. Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (CEOC) provides help with basic tax returns, particularly for taxpayers with limited income. CEOC can file your taxes electronically, you get your refund back quickly and you keep all of your money! They speak Spanish, Haitian Kreyol, Amharic and […]

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  10. Children’s Dental Health Month 2020

    February is Children’s Dental Health month! Here are some tips from the Cambridge Public Health Department’s Healthy Smiles program for keeping children’s teeth healthy. Check out the downloadable tip sheets at the bottom of the list. Dental Health Tips for Parents of Young Children A tooth needs to be cleaned as soon as it can be […]

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