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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#10)

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07.06.2020

Coronavirus FAQs: How To Stay Safe While Protesting, When To Go Out After Recovery

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/06/05/870306050/coronavirus-faqs-how-to-stay-safe-while-protesting-when-to-go-out-after-recovery

Caravan For Justice: Cars Offer Socially Distanced Protesting During Pandemic

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/05/870904208/caravan-for-justice-cars-offer-socially-distanced-protesting-during-pandemic

Are Schools Ready for What Comes Next?

http://esheninger.blogspot.com/2020/06/are-schools-ready-for-what-comes-next.html

Teaching program empowering next generation of language keepers

https://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/longform/a-new-generation-of-language-keepers

How to Keep Children’s Stress From Turning Into Trauma

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/how-to-keep-childrens-stress-from-turning-into-trauma.html

8 art documentaries to stream if you can't visit a gallery

https://mashable.com/article/best-art-documentaries-to-stream/

5 Daily Wellness Tips to Improve Your Health Now

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/350911

Turn a Pool Noodle into Horse Stick | Crafts for Kids | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/turn-a-pool-noodle-into-horse-stick

06.06.2020

Return to School, UNICEF

https://www.facebook.com/68793499001/posts/10158369698459002/

WHO updates guidance on masks for health workers and the public - here's what you need to know

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/who-updates-guidance-on-masks-heres-what-to-know-now/

What's 'Safe' — And Not — For Kids This Summer

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/safe-for-kids-to-do-summer_l_5ed8fb5dc5b69b39db20c229

10 Great Virtual Summer Camps and Classes For Kids

https://www.popularmechanics.com/culture/web/a32755519/virtual-summer-camps-classes/

15 virtual summer camps for kids

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/activities/virtual-summer-camps-for-kids/

How to Teach Kids to Listen, Change Their Minds

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/teach-kids-listen-empathize-change-minds/

10 Powerful Ways to Overcome Anger or a Bad Mood

https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/powerful-ways-to-overcome-anger-or-a-bad-mood

If Summer Teen Jobs Are Hard to Find, Try Entrepreneurship

https://fee.org/articles/if-summer-teen-jobs-are-hard-to-find-try-entrepreneurship/

Step 1: How to Start Walking

https://www.runnersworld.com/beginner/a20820482/overview-how-to-start-walking/

05.06.2020

Walking with friends

https://www.facebook.com/6250307292/posts/10159971399257293/?d=n

Young People Might Not Loot If They Had More at Stake

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-06-05/young-people-might-not-loot-if-they-had-more-at-stake

It’s Not Summer Schools Children Need, It’s Understanding

https://www.forbes.com/sites/nickmorrison/2020/06/05/its-not-summer-schools-children-need-its-understanding/

Kids will need recess more than ever when returning to school post-coronavirus

https://www.todaysparent.com/kids/school-age/coronavirus-returning-to-school/

Coronavirus: Are kids as safe as we thought?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/06/05/coronavirus-are-kids-as-safe-as-we-thought/

COVID-19 Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem: Our Planet’s Ailing Health

https://time.com/5848681/covid-19-world-environment-day/

Math anxiety in children may stem from insecure attachment, study suggests

https://www.psypost.org/2020/06/math-anxiety-in-children-may-stem-from-insecure-attachment-study-suggests-56959

Water babies swim school launches free daily classes to help parents teach little ones at home

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/lifestyle/a32767801/water-babies-swim-school-free-daily-classes/

15 Marvelous Middle School Books With Happy Endings

https://bookriot.com/2020/06/05/middle-school-books-with-happy-endings/

Children’s Books About Camping | Parenting Tips & Advice | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/childrens-books-about-camping

04.06.2020

CNN and 'Sesame Street' to host a town hall addressing racism

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/02/us/cnn-sesame-street-standing-up-to-racism/index.html

How White Parents Can Talk To Their Kids About Race

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/03/869071246/how-white-parents-can-talk-to-their-kids-about-race

Scenes made from Lego help teach children about social distancing

https://www.newschain.uk/news/scenes-made-lego-help-teach-children-about-social-distancing-11450

Sask. student co-hosts online youth network to give teens a place to talk

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/student-co-hosts-national-youth-network-1.5596905

How Covid-19 is changing the world’s children - BBC Future

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200603-how-covid-19-is-changing-the-worlds-children?ocid=twfut

Social bubbles may be the best way for societies to emerge from lockdown

https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/06/04/1002659/bubbles-best-way-societies-emerge-lockdown-social-distancing-covid-simulation/

6 Survival Skills You Can Practice in Quarantine

https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/6-survival-skills-you-can-practice-quarantine

03.06.2020

These Inclusive Children's Books Show Kids That Different is Beautiful

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/slideshow/9107/diverse-inclusive-childrens-books/

This is how the lockdown is going to impact kids and teens for years to come

https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/for-the-young-lockdowns-today-may-lead-to-depression-tomorrow

Lockdown loneliness is going to have a worse long-term impact on teenagers’ mental health ? View

https://www.euronews.com/2020/06/03/lockdown-loneliness-is-going-to-have-a-worse-long-term-impact-on-teenagers-mental-health-v

How to Help Teens Practice Mindfulness

https://www.realsimple.com/health/mind-mood/emotional-health/mindfulness-activities-for-teens

Sask. residents feel COVID-19 stress – but report better mental health than other provinces

https://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/sask-residents-feel-covid-19-stress-but-report-better-mental-health-than-other-provinces-1.4965677

How Indigenous Communities Are Battling Coronavirus Alone

https://time.com/5808257/indigenous-communities-coronavirus-impact/

Building Kids' Resilience through Play Is More Crucial than Ever

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/building-kids-resilience-through-play-is-more-crucial-than-ever/

7 Mental Health Coping Tips in Wake of Coronavirus

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/reboot/7-mental-health-coping-tips-wake-coronavirus-159751

Working from home while trying to parent? Feel like you're failing at both? You're not alone | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/parenting-and-working-from-home-1.5595495

What To Do With Your Kids Now That Summer's Cancelled

https://961srs.iheart.com/featured/the-morning-show-with-chris-zito-suzanne-lewis/content/2020-06-02-what-to-do-with-your-kids-now-that-summers-cancelled/?Keyid=socialflow&Pname=local_social&Sc=editorial

Ways to Stay Motivated When Every Day Is the Same as Yesterday

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-03/how-to-stay-motivated-during-coronavirus-lockdowns

How To Say No To Social Gatherings That Don't Feel Safe Right Now

https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-politely-decline-invitation-that-doesnt-feel-safe-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic-22935169

Teaching Remotely for Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion

http://www.bu.edu/ctl/remote-teaching-accessibility-equity-and-inclusion/

Kids need physical education – even when they can't get it at school

https://theconversation.com/kids-need-physical-education-even-when-they-cant-get-it-at-school-139166

02.06.2020

Talking to kids about discrimination

https://www.apa.org/topics/kids-discrimination

Race and Ethnicity: Tolerance

https://www.tolerance.org/topics/race-ethnicity 

Vancouver Métis herbalist helps seed reconciliation with medicine wheel garden

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/vancouver-metis-herbalist-helps-seed-reconciliation-with-medicine-wheel-garden/wcm/32b17207-3683-4edb-b8a4-e88580ca5d53/?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR27TXPJGtwEJuthqliZC6P2_YuoBBaOTfSSFSdzk2nwygTRw6-43BFusFM#Echobox=1591005750

Jingle dress dancers spread good vibes through Facebook

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4548

Here’s what we now know about how coronavirus affects kids

https://www.todaysparent.com/kids/kids-health/kids-coronavirus-symptoms/

We need to get all Canadian students online quickly in the face of pandemic uncertainty

https://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/opinion-children-students-internet-access-1.5583321

Don't Give Kids "Chores." Teach Them That Helping out Is Part of Being a Family.

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/parenting/a32702630/best-chores-for-kids/

Is it Safe to Swim During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

https://adventure.howstuffworks.com/outdoor-activities/water-sports/safe-to-swim-coronavirus.htm

My Teens Want To Know When Life Will Be Normal Again, And I Don’t Know What To Tell Them

https://www.scarymommy.com/teens-ask-when-normal-again/

Wearing Face Masks and Social Distancing Actually Work to Contain COVID-19, According to a New Study

https://time.com/5846288/social-distancing-face-masks-covid/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200602&xid=newsletter-brief

01.06.2020

'Have Faith.' Princeton's First Black Valedictorian on Graduating Into a Global Pandemic

https://time.com/5842277/princetons-first-black-valedictorian-graduating-pandemic/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200531&xid=newsletter-brief

27 books to help you talk to your kids about racism

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/books/kids-books-that-talk-about-racism/ 

How to Be an Activist When You're Unable to Attend Protests

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/how-to-be-an-activist-when-youre-unable-to-attend-protests?utm_brand=teen-vogue&utm_social-type=earned

The coronavirus pandemic is a 'defining moment' for Gen Z — Here's how it's impacting their future

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/01/how-the-coronavirus-pandemic-is-shaping-the-future-for-gen-z.html

Sask. teens open up about uncertain future amid pandemic

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-teen-panel-1.5588992

Why Your Positivity Right Now Might Offend Others (and What to Do Instead)

https://www.inc.com/emma-brudner/why-your-positivity-right-now-might-offend-others-and-what-to-do-instead.html

Planning a Canadian vacation? Some provinces may be off limits. Here's what you need to know

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/travel-canada-provinces-covid-19-restrictions-1.5589316

10 Creative Ways to Indulge in Regular Self-Care

https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/10-creative-self-care

13 Hard-Hitting YA Novels To Read ASAP

https://bookriot.com/2020/06/01/hard-hitting-ya-novels/

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