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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#11)

For Podcasts by youth dealing with the Coronavirus, please go to our Facebook Page, "Youth Voices Today." Topics on Mental Health, Online Education and Staying at Home. There are also multiple articles and resources on helping families, children and teens during the pandemic. Especially designed for children in the Foster Care system.

COVID 19 Links

14.06.2020

Walking with Elders

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/walking-with-elders-1.5349553

Coronavirus: Child psychologists highlight mental health risks of lockdown

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-53037702

Socialize outside and wear a mask to limit COVID-19 spread: Expert

https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/socialize-outside-and-wear-a-mask-to-limit-covid-19-spread-expert-1.4983208

Are the kids going to be okay?

https://thestarphoenix.com/health/sunny-weather-and-still-trapped-by-covid-are-the-kids-going-to-be-okay/wcm/8acedca4-9f95-4299-ba86-5f841114c78a/

America Is Done With COVID-19. COVID-19 Isn’t Done With America

https://time.com/5852913/covid-second-wave/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200614&xid=newsletter-brief&et_rid=21600831

13.06.2020

Michael McKnight Quote (from LinkedIn)

The 90 second Rule.....

“When a person has a reaction to something in their environment, there’s a 90 second chemical process that happens in the body; after that, any remaining emotional response is just the person choosing to stay in that emotional loop.

 

Something happens in the external world and chemicals are flushed through your body which puts it on full alert. For those chemicals to totally flush out of the body it takes less than 90 seconds.

 

This means that for 90 seconds you can watch the process happening, you can feel it happening, and then you can watch it go away.

 

After that, if you continue to feel fear, anger, and so on, you need to look at the thoughts that you’re thinking that are re-stimulating the circuitry that is resulting in you having this physiological response over and over again.”

? Jill Bolte Taylor

Gottman raise anti-racist kids

https://www-mother-ly.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.mother.ly/amp/how-to-raise-anti-racist-kids-2646148362

The '3.5% rule': How a small minority can change the world

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20190513-it-only-takes-35-of-people-to-change-the-world?ocid=ww.social.link.email

These San Francisco doctors flew to New York to fight the coronavirus — and they have a warning for us

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/13/san-francisco-doctors-recount-experience-fighting-coronavirus-in-nyc.html

PACT: Police and Crisis Team

https://reginapolice.ca/pact/

'CAHOOTS': How Social Workers And Police Share Responsibilities In Eugene, Oregon

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/10/874339977/cahoots-how-social-workers-and-police-share-responsibilities-in-eugene-oregon 

One country, two pandemics: what COVID-19 reveals about inequality in Canada

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/pandemic-covid-coronavirus-cerb-unemployment-1.5610404

Backyard Water Fun for the Whole Family https://flipboard.com/@flipshopping/backyard-water-fun-for-the-whole-family-gqrikp63o81f31l3

Covid reaction first order of business for Métis Nation -Saskatchewan

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4566 

12.06.2020

Sask. grocery manager dances through the aisles to brighten shoppers' days during pandemic

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/rocery-worker-dances-through-the-isles-to-brighten-shoppers-days-1.5605929

Asymptomatic transmission of coronavirus appears to be worse than SARS or influenza — 5 reasons you should care

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/asymptomatic-transmission-of-coronavirus-may-be-worse-than-sars-or-influenza-2020-06-12

Protesting? Here's How To Help Keep Your Family Safe From COVID-19 When You Go Home

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/06/10/874021507/protesting-heres-how-to-help-keep-your-family-safe-from-covid-19-when-you-go-hom

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

The 21% of American teens without reliable broadband are being left behind

https://www.fastcompany.com/90514601/the-21-of-american-teens-without-reliable-broadband-are-being-left-behind

The Number of Students Engaged With Distance Learning? Good Luck Trying to Figure It Out – Maryland Matters

https://www.marylandmatters.org/2020/06/12/the-number-of-students-engaged-with-distance-learning-good-luck-trying-to-figure-it-out/

As Ontario reopens, we must fight ‘caution fatigue’

https://www.thespec.com/opinion/editorials/2020/06/12/as-ontario-reopens-we-must-fight-caution-fatigue.html?utm_campaign_id=

We’ve Got Your Kids Covered: 20 of the Best Kindle Books for Kids

https://bookriot.com/2020/06/12/best-kindle-books-for-kids/

Sask. photography project lets trans and non-binary people tell their own stories

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/photography-project-lets-trans-and-non-binary-people-tell-their-own-stories-1.5606645

Are you ready to fly with your kids again? - The Points Guy

https://thepointsguy.com/news/flying-with-kids-coronavirus/

11.06.2020

The Back to School Decision Tree Is Here For Worried Parents

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/education-parenting/covid-decisions-is-it-safe-to-go-back-to-school/

Sask. schools to return to in-person classes this fall

https://regina.ctvnews.ca/sask-schools-to-return-to-in-person-classes-this-fall-1.4976264?fbclid=IwAR39RJzeg8rGVjUnaZKNYPaFQ10zy6xqNaOfbCh-FkXoIvkT7-9O5fRUuZo

Sask. parents left with questions after province says kids will return to school this fall

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-parents-return-to-school-1.5607313

Will schools be safe this fall? Experts weigh in

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/11/us/coronavirus-education-will-schools-be-safe-wellness

Playfulness, creativity can never be transferred through online learning, says former ISRO chief - Firstpost

https://www.firstpost.com/health/playfulness-creativity-can-never-be-transferred-through-online-learning-says-former-isro-chief-8471561.html

'Protest Is a Profound Public Health Intervention.' Why So Many Doctors Are Supporting Protests in the Middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic

https://time.com/5848212/doctors-supporting-protests/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200611&xid=newsletter-brief&et_rid=21600831

The Economy’s Reopening Could Cause A Second Covid Wave, Models Show

https://apple.news/AwNaTJQ1EQ6GKPQNEGlbpBw

'By no means is this over': WHO briefing

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/by-no-means-is-this-over-who-briefing/

Scientists around the world are already fighting the next pandemic

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/scientists-pandemic-antibiotic-resistance/

Neuroscience can explain why you're having trouble concentrating on work or school during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.businessinsider.com/why-its-hard-to-concentrate-work-during-covid-19-pandemic-2020-6

Posthaste: These three provinces will lead Canada out of the coronavirus crisis

https://business.financialpost.com/executive/posthaste-these-three-provinces-will-lead-canada-out-of-the-coronavirus-crisis

10.06.2020

So…How Risky Is It to Hang Out With My Friends and Family Right Now?

https://www.self.com/story/see-friends-family-risk

‘A warning sign to us all’: Family gathering leads to at least 15 COVID-19 cases in B.C.

https://globalnews.ca/news/7047260/family-gathering-coronavirus-cases-bc/

Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'People think it's over, but it's not'

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-52985781?at_campaign=64&at_custom1=%5Bpost+type%5D&at_custom2=twitter&at_custom3=%40bbchealth&at_custom4=711080D8-AAB6-11EA-A517-A5AF4744363C&at_medium=custom7

Greta Thunberg pushes Canada, Norway, on climate before UN Security Council vote

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/greta-thunberg-pushes-canada-norway-on-climate-before-un-security-council-vote-1.4977462

Reflections On A Lost Senior Year With Hope For The Future

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/10/872039264/reflections-on-a-lost-senior-year-with-hope-for-the-future

Is it safe to fly? Two scientists tell you what you need to know

https://ideas.ted.com/is-it-safe-to-fly-two-scientists-tell-you-what-you-need-to-know/

How to Embrace Peaceful Parenting (When You’re Living in a Mad House)

https://www.purewow.com/family/peaceful-parenting?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

How to engage preschoolers on Zoom when social bonding is more important than ever

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/10/health/preschoolers-online-zoom-video-wellness/

Brain research shows the arts promote mental health

https://theconversation.com/brain-research-shows-the-arts-promote-mental-health-136668

Reopen schools with a 'golden age of play'

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/06/10/opinions/coronavirus-children-play-opinion-doyle-sahlberg/

09.06.2020

Sask. playgrounds and beaches can reopen on June 12

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-playground-beaches-open-1.5603625

New Phase 3 rules mean more Sask. families can gather together

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/new-phase-3-rules-mean-more-sask-families-can-gather-together-1.5602776?fbclid=IwAR3ay2FkGCZAzVWIU_HjHOwu-HytdgLWho1PT5LqKn6FYS6qATtssQ1vxxA

Melinda Gates Lays Out Her Biggest Concern for the Next Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic

https://time.com/5847483/melinda-gates-covid-19/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200608&xid=newsletter-brief

Visions for the Next School Year

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2020/06/visions_for_the_next_school_year.html

I'm a Mom and a Pediatric Neuropsychologist: These Are My Go-To Learning Toys That Aid Child Development

https://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/development/im-a-mom-and-a-pediatric-neuropsychologist-these-are-my-go-to-learning-toys-that-aid-child-development/

The Summertime Guide to Keeping Kids Entertained at Home

https://www.parents.com/fun/activities/outdoor/the-summertime-guide-to-keeping-kids-entertained-at-home/

Parenting Tips: Positive and encouraging things to say to your kids everyday

https://www.pinkvilla.com/lifestyle/people/parenting-tips-positive-and-encouraging-things-say-your-kids-everyday-540111

It's Not Indulgent to Admit You've Been Struggling in Recent Months. It's Smart to Ask for Help

https://time.com/5847961/stay-at-home-mental-health/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200608&xid=newsletter-brief

World’s Best Paper Airplane

https://makezine.com/projects/worlds-best-paper-airplane/

Partnership to provide PPE for First Nations front line workers

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/partnership-to-provide-ppe-for-first-nations-front-line-workers

COVID-19 and Navajo Nation

https://azednews.com/covid-19s-impact-on-navajo-nation-students-schools/ 

08.06.2020

What 'Defund the Police' Really Means, and How It Could Be Effective

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a32792624/george-floyd-protests-defund-the-police/

The WHO has new advice for wearing masks and making your own

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/the-who-has-new-advice-for-wearing-masks-and-making-your-own-1.4973311

Here's where we stand on getting a coronavirus vaccine

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/08/health/covid-19-vaccine-latest/

Make Your Own Sundial | Crafts for Kids | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/diy-sundial

Build a Worm Hotel | Crafts for Kids | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/build-a-worm-hotel

How to take a virtual tour of the International Space Station

https://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/how-to-take-a-look-around-the-international-space-station/

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