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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#14)

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05.07.2020

A Year of Play

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/1090-a-year-of-play

This Book Teaches Kids 'How To Solve A Problem' Like A Rock Climber Would

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/05/875501322/this-book-teaches-kids-how-to-solve-a-problem-like-a-rock-climber-would

Practising mindfulness can help us through the coronavirus pandemic

https://theconversation.com/practising-mindfulness-can-help-us-through-the-coronavirus-pandemic-140617

Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water. Here's How

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-07-05/keep-your-kids-safe-in-the-water-heres-how

Weird but true: lockdown has made many families happier

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/jul/05/weird-but-true-lockdown-has-made-many-families-happier

International Flights Are Ramping Up. Slowly. And With Plenty Of Caveats

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/04/886788377/international-flights-are-ramping-up-slowly-and-with-plenty-of-caveats

04.07.2020

Youth like Michelle Chubb are using social networking platform to educate and connect with other youth

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/arts/youth-like-michelle-chubb-are-using-social-networking-platform-to-educate-and-connect-with-other-youth

For Some Black Americans, Love Of Country Means Holding It Accountable

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/03/886535795/for-some-black-americans-love-of-country-means-holding-it-accountable

VIDEO: Frederick Douglass' Descendants Deliver His 'Fourth Of July' Speech

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/03/884832594/video-frederick-douglass-descendants-read-his-fourth-of-july-speech

Till Victory Is Won: The Staying Power Of 'Lift Every Voice And Sing'

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/16/638324920/american-anthem-lift-every-voice-and-sing-black-national-anthem

Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/07/04/885546281/why-some-young-people-fear-social-isolation-more-than-covid-19

Coronavirus FAQs: Is It Safe To Dine Indoors — Or Outdoors?

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/02/886808733/coronavirus-faqs-is-it-safe-to-dine-indoors-or-outdoors

Lockdown: 65% children became device addictive, reveals study

https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/lockdown-65-children-became-device-addictive-reveals-study/1885737

Here's How To Get Others to Follow Social Distancing Rules

https://time.com/5819816/coronavirus-social-distancing/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200703&et_rid=21600831

How to make COVID-19 mask-wearing a habit: Social scientists offer some suggestions

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/covid-19-masks-convincing-1.5635789

Summer Hobbies to Pass the Time https://flipboard.com/@flipshopping/summer-hobbies-to-pass-the-time-shqrib9me6tu4plm

These Board Games Are So Fun They've Literally Won Awards

https://www.bustle.com/p/13-award-winning-board-games-22985714

03.07.2020

Doomscrolling Through Bad News on Your Phone all the Time? Here Are 4 Tips to Quit

https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/what-is-doomscrolling/

Pandemic Lockdown Just For Older People? No!

https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2020/07/03/a-pandemic-lockdown-just-for-older-people-no/

Parents Share Their Biggest Back-To-School Concerns for Fall 2020

https://www.parents.com/kids/education/back-to-school/these-are-parents-top-concerns-going-into-fall-2020-school/

The best place for children during the pandemic? It may actually be in school

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/07/03/covid-19-kids-back-to-school-column/5350433002/

A User's Guide To Masks: What's Best At Protecting Others (And Yourself)

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/01/880621610/a-users-guide-to-masks-what-s-best-at-protecting-others-and-yourself

The Best Kids' Cloth Face Masks - Fatherly

https://www.fatherly.com/gear/the-best-kids-cloth-face-masks/

This Is How Long a Person Is Still Contagious After Recovering From COVID-19

https://www.health.com/condition/infectious-diseases/coronavirus/how-long-after-coronavirus-are-you-contagious

The Best Camping Games to Try This Summer

https://redtri.com/camping-games/

02.07.2020

How the Modern World makes us Mentally Ill

https://youtu.be/yO0v_JqxFmQ 

Shaming a child for behavior doesn’t work—here’s what does

https://www.mother.ly/child/why-shaming-children-doesnt-work

Gottman: Couples that stay together argue differently

https://fal.cn/38PE2 

Dr. David Samadi: It's Safe to Bring Children Back to the Classroom This Fall

https://www.newsmax.com/drdavidsamadi/school-classroom-children/2020/07/02/id/975340/

17 summer activities and your risk of getting COVID-19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/17-summer-activities-and-your-risk-of-getting-covid-19-1.5610961

An Infectious Disease Doctor's Verdict on Swimming Pool Safety During COVID-19

https://www.wellandgood.com/covid-19-swimming-pool-safety/

Coping With Covid Stress is Hard For Kids. Play Therapy Can Help.

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/what-is-play-therapy-parents-kids-stress-anxiety/

How to practice morning meditation — and why it might be one of the best times to meditate

https://www.insider.com/morning-meditation

Florida mom writes children's book to help explain social distancing to kids

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/florida-mom-writes-childrens-book-social-distancing-004914934.html

China Appears to Have Tamed a Second Wave of Coronavirus

https://time.com/5862482/china-beijing-coronavirus-second-wave-covid19-xinfadi/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200702&et_rid=21600831

01.07.2020

Loss of Safe Space for LGBTQ+ during Pandemic

https://www.cbc.ca/news/pandemic-loss-safe-space-lgbtq-1.5633694 

No, Some Kids Aren't "Naturally" Able to Play Independently – It's a Skill They Can Learn

https://www.popsugar.com/family/encourage-independent-play-kids-47585254

Indoor rinks, pools, arts events can open in Saskatchewan on July 6, province says

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/indoor-pools-rinks-art-events-open-covid-19-1.5633384

This new COVID-19 elevator rule is going to shock you

https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/this-new-covid-19-elevator-rule-is-going-to-shock-you

These Parents Are Teaching Their Kids Life Skills During an At-Home "Common Sense" Summer Camp

https://www.popsugar.com/family/parents-make-common-sense-summer-camp-for-teenage-children-47584749

Does Hand Washing Still Matter?

https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/covid-19-does-hand-washing-still-matter/

Canada's food insecurity problem is about to get worse due to COVID-19, experts say

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/canada-s-food-insecurity-problem-is-about-to-get-worse-due-to-covid-19-experts-say-1.5006252

30.06.2020

Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/06/reopening-makes-citizens-responsible-public-health/613666/Masks And The Outdoor Exerciser: Advice For Runners, Bikers, Walkers, Hikers

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/06/27/882866178/masks-and-the-outdoor-exerciser-advice-for-runners-bikers-walkers-hikers

Saskatchewan's north short on child psychologists

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/prince-albert-has-no-more-child-psychologists?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR0xiDVgTb2Ingj3-0VHf45xPfZzZToUgSLafn5m4MxMujcajp5YZjtKP8Q#Echobox=1593436413

How Can I Attempt to Break My Child’s Bad Habits?

https://people.com/parents/how-to-break-childs-bad-habits/

Supporting our youngest children in the time of COVID

https://www.unicef.org/eca/stories/supporting-our-youngest-children-time-covid 

First Nations’ Principles of Learning

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z4Bn44giR8 

Gottman: Helping Black Men talk about Mental Health

https://themighty.com/2017/10/demo-taped-black-men-depression/?utm_source=media_partner&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=Gottman_Institute

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