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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#6)

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09.05.2020

COVID-19 Is Making America's Loneliness Epidemic Even Worse

https://time.com/5833681/loneliness-covid-19/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief-covidloneliness&utm_content=20200510

The Moment to Change the World Is Right Now

https://time.com/5833427/coronavirus-hope/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200510&xid=newsletter-brief

Don't Be Discouraged. Here's How To Help During Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/09/831250235/dont-be-discouraged-here-s-how-to-help-during-coronavirus

Too Much Alone Time? Tips To Connect And Find Joy While Social Distancing

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/10/849164258/too-much-alone-time-tips-to-connect-and-find-joy-while-social-distancing

How To Get Therapy When You Can't Leave The House

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/03/826726628/how-to-get-therapy-when-you-cant-leave-the-house

Now Is the Perfect Time to Start a Gratitude Journal — Here's How

Gratitude journaling is the perfect addition to your self-care routine.

https://apple.news/AJKAXwoC0T2yhM5Z_DJ9-eQ

Survival Of The Friendliest: How Our Close Friendships Help Us Thrive

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/02/22/807742275/survival-of-the-friendliest-how-our-close-friendships-help-us-thrive

An Illustrated Guide: 5 Art Projects To Try During Social Distancing

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/10/830878128/5-easy-art-projects-to-enjoy-during-social-distancing

The Pandemic Makes Us Feel as If We Don't Have Control

https://time.com/5831013/coronavirus-lack-of-control/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200509&xid=newsletter-brief

Keeping RELATIONSHIPS Strong As Students #StayHome - Flamboyan

https://flamboyanfoundation.org/resources-guidance/keeping-relationships-strong-as-students-stayhome/

Updated 'virtual household' guidelines expanded to include recreation, like boating

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/updated-virtual-household-guidelines-expanded-to-include-recreation-like-boating-1.5562880

'Extended household' members don't need to physically distance, Sask.'s latest COVID-19 guidelines say

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-households-physical-distancing-guidelines-1.5560669

VIDEO: What Is Contact Tracing And How Does It Stop The Pandemic?

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/05/10/852928949/video-what-is-contact-tracing-and-how-does-it-stop-the-pandemic

Yoga Can Help People Deal with Coronavirus Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are among the most common negative impacts of the novel coronavirus epidemic, which continue to grow and flow into every aspect of life. But haw can we handle it?

https://apple.news/AiFtexLR_SYKoYDkd0dHftQ

How to Build a Home Yoga Practice from Scratch

Senior Yoga Medicine® teacher Rachel Land shares an outside-the-box method you can use to build a consistent and rewarding home practice from scratch.

https://apple.news/AStmgDWvWRwaCXVc3RcZC3Q

How to Get Kids to *Actually* Keep Their Face Masks On

https://www.purewow.com/family/how-to-get-kids-to-wear-face-masks?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

Pandemic Gardens Satisfy A Hunger For More Than Just Good Tomatoes

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/09/852441460/pandemic-gardens-satisfy-a-hunger-for-more-than-just-good-tomatoes

Sesame Street's Grover On Coping During Coronavirus: Just For Kids

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/08/852941811/sesame-streets-grover-on-coping-during-coronavirus-just-for-kids

15 Fun (and Easy) Learning Activities for Toddlers

https://www.purewow.com/family/learning-activities-for-toddlers?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

08.05.2020

How A Virtual Powwow Helped Heal A Spirit Broken During The Pandemic

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/08/852487751/how-a-virtual-powwow-helped-heal-a-spirit-broken-during-the-pandemic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprblogscoronavirusliveupdates

Families wear red to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/arts/families-wear-red-to-commemorate-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls

Douglas Todd: Locking down teenagers has its hazards

https://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/douglas-todd-locking-down-teenagers-has-its-hazards/

Four Simple Ways To Combat The Loneliness Caused By COVID-19

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rsmdiscovery/2020/05/08/four-simple-ways-to-combat-the-loneliness-caused-by-covid-19/

Dear Annie: Recovering alcoholic is struggling during coronavirus pandemic

https://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2020/05/dear-annie-recovering-alcoholic-is-struggling-during-coronavirus-pandemic.html

Sask. schools officially closed for rest of academic year

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/schools-officially-closed-for-rest-of-academic-year-1.5559717

'Extended household' members don't need to physically distance, Sask.'s latest COVID-19 guidelines say

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-households-physical-distancing-guidelines-1.5560669

Mother's Day 2020: 6 thoughtful activities to do with your mom during quarantine

https://www.pinkvilla.com/lifestyle/people/mothers-day-2020-6-thoughtful-activities-do-your-mom-during-quarantine-530832

Where To Buy Kids Face Masks Online

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/05/9790278/kids-face-mask

07.05.2020

Mystery Inflammatory Syndrome In Kids And Teens Likely Linked To COVID-19

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/07/851725443/mystery-inflammatory-syndrome-in-kids-and-teens-likely-linked-to-covid-19

Experts say cloth masks need to be sanitized after each use

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/experts-say-cloth-masks-need-to-be-sanitized-after-each-use-1.4928613

7 ways to make Mother’s Day special during lockdown

https://www.gq.co.za/culture/7-ways-to-make-mothers-day-special-during-lockdown-47654300

10 learning activities that don’t feel like schoolwork

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/activities/learning-activities-that-dont-feel-like-schoolwork/

3 Graphic Novels to Help Kids Prepare for Release into the Wild

https://bookriot.com/2020/05/07/comics-for-back-to-school/

7 Classic Children’s Books That Teach Kids Mindfulness - Mindful

https://www.mindful.org/7-classic-childrens-books-that-teach-kids-mindfulness/

Go Banana Go!: Music For Stir-Crazy Kids (And Parents) In Quarantine

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/07/851494044/go-banana-go-music-for-stir-crazy-kids-and-parents-in-quarantine

Tips for managing social isolation during coronavirus, from women on the autism spectrum

https://theconversation.com/tips-for-managing-social-isolation-during-coronavirus-from-women-on-the-autism-spectrum-137777

A Therapist Shared His Tips For How to Feel Less Lonely During the Coronavirus Pandemic

https://me.popsugar.com/fitness/how-to-feel-more-connected-to-your-friends-family-47425266

Colombia's former president says COVID-19 shows the importance of listening to indigenous peoples on how we treat the planet

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/05/juan-manuel-santos-colombia-indigenous-peoples-coronavirus-pandemic-climate-change-environment-nature/

Barack and Michelle Obama announce they will host 2 virtual graduation ceremonies

https://mashable.com/article/barack-michelle-obama-virtual-graduation-ceremonies/

06.05.2020

La Loche COVID-19 victim’s family warns others to take the disease seriously

https://globalnews.ca/news/6895719/coronavirus-la-loche-saskatchewan-covid-19/

The Quiet Desperation of Middle School Parents Right Now

https://time.com/5831750/coronavirus-middle-school/

5 ways to supersize your walk

If you're looking for extra motivation to get outdoors and walk — or even walk around your house! — you can easily turn your walk into a workout. Here's how to take your walk to the next level.

https://apple.news/APkrwXks-R-CwER2gd0m7Fg

23 Puzzles To Do With Your Kids

https://www.buzzfeed.com/melanie_aman/puzzles-to-do-with-your-kids?origin=flipboard

Is it safe to go to my dentist? Your COVID-19 questions answered | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/covid-questions-answered-dentist-1.5557204

Soft skills for hard times

https://www.um.edu.mt/newspoint/news/2020/05/softskills-carmel-cefai-qa

Pixar Launches 'Cooking With Pixar' Series Featuring Iconic Movie Dishes

https://hypebeast.com/2020/5/pixar-launches-cooking-video-tutorials-youtube

Disposable gloves may feel safe — but don't be deceived

https://amp.dw.com/en/disposable-gloves-may-feel-safe-but-dont-be-deceived/a-53115350

05.05.2020

Love On Lockdown: Tips For Dating During The Coronavirus Crisis

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/04/849994266/love-on-lockdown-tips-for-dating-during-the-coronavirus-crisis

How To Not Hate Your Roommate During Quarantine | Betches

https://betches.com/how-to-not-hate-your-roommate-during-quarantine/

Here's How to Access Virtual Support for Addicts and Alcoholics During the Coronavirus

https://health.usnews.com/conditions/articles/staying-sober-during-the-pandemic

You Can Now Download 1.9 Million Free Images From the British Museum

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/british-museum-makes-19-million-images-free-download-180974799/

5 signs your coronavirus anxiety has turned serious, threatening your mental health, and what to do about it

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/05/health/anxiety-coronavirus-turns-dark-wellness/

These Are the 75 Books Every Kid, From Toddlers to Teenagers, Should Read

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/slideshow/2227683/best-childrens-books-baby-teen/

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Is Offering Free STEAM Lessons for Kids Online

https://mymodernmet.com/frank-lloyd-wright-free-virtual-classroom/

FNUniv students, are you taking courses through the Spring/Summer or Fall term and could use a laptop to help you along? FNUniv has a new Laptop Loan Program sponsored by @SaskPower. Please contact your campus library for more information and how you can apply.

https://twitter.com/FNUNIVCAN/status/1257421706563653636/photo/1

04.05.2020

Flood Of Calls And Texts To Crisis Hotlines Reflects Americans' Rising Anxiety

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/04/847841791/flood-of-calls-and-texts-to-crisis-hotlines-reflects-americans-rising-anxiety

Mobile Phone Data Show More Americans Are Leaving Their Homes, Despite Orders

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/01/849161820/mobile-phone-data-show-more-americans-are-leaving-their-homes-despite-orders

What We Lose When We Go From the Classroom to Zoom

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/04/sunday-review/zoom-college-classroom.html

How to keep kids positive through the pandemic

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/family/2020/05/how-to-keep-kids-positive-through-pandemic-coronavirus/

5 tips to help parents navigate the unique needs of children with autism learning from home

https://theconversation.com/5-tips-to-help-parents-navigate-the-unique-needs-of-children-with-autism-learning-from-home-135055

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