Tips to keep children – and yourself – calm during the COVID-19 pandemicRead Now
There’s no escaping the news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic these days. Caring for children – including those with special needs -- during this event, which seemingly has no end in sight as of this writing, can be extremely daunting.
Though there’s no denying this difficult time in our history, it’s also helpful to remember that faring well in any crisis is largely about preparedness. And, our reactions to what’s happening around us are actions we can control when there’s little else.
Aside from physical preparations a family may need to undertake, the emotional and psychological trauma of uncertain times can be challenging for children. To help keep youngsters – and yourself – calm during the health crisis, we offer several ideas:
The coronavirus outbreak doesn’t have to be a chaotic, anxious time. Make the best of this time by employing activities and mindsets that can help bring the calm to any mind at any age.
5/5/2020 11:42:47 pm
You have to be calm if you want your family to be calm as well. I know a lot of parents who have no idea how to do this, and it makes me mad. I mean, just how much of you people think that you are not affecting your family? As the adult, you need to be the ones who are in control of the situation at all times. I want you guys to know what I am saying here.
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