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 few resources to help:

“With kids officially home into June, here’s how to cope” – article from the Boston Globe with 8 tips:

Sheltering in Place: An Emotional Rollercoaster – article from Zero to Three:

Belly Breathing with Rosita – a technique for kids (and adults!) with big feelings. From Sesame Street

Tune into #MentalHealthMondays virtual forums and submit questions for the panelists here— The one-hour segment will be available on CCTV on Monday, May 4th, May 11th and May 18th. Links will be available on Facebook and YouTube as well. Your questions will be answered in one of the segments above.