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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#15)

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12.07.2020

Bill Nye's minute-long PSA on mask-wearing is as simple as it is effective

https://mashable.com/article/bill-nye-wear-a-mask-tiktok/

Factbox: Canadian provinces and their plans to reopen schools amid COVID-19

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada-education-f-idUSKCN24D0GD

PHOTOS: How Hong Kong Reopened Schools — And Why It Closed Them Again

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/10/889376184/photos-how-hong-kong-reopened-schools-and-why-it-closed-them-again

Canada's cautious school reopening plans leave moms in the lurch

https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-canada-education-idUSL1N2DZ27Q

Increased time on devices can help isolated kids stay connected — but what are they up to online? | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/screen-time-pandemic-1.5645595

Kids Feel Pandemic Stress Too. Here's How To Help Them Thrive

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/07/11/864540377/kids-feel-pandemic-stress-too-heres-how-to-help-them-thrive

Think you or someone you live with has coronavirus? What you should know and do

https://www.cnet.com/health/think-you-or-someone-you-live-with-has-coronavirus-what-you-should-know-and-do/

11.07.2020

Lack Of Unity Is A Bigger Threat Than Coronavirus, WHO Chief Says In Emotional Speech

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/09/889411047/lack-of-unity-is-a-bigger-threat-than-coronavirus-who-chief-says-in-emotional-sp

Wear Masks https://flipboard.com/@officialnerdist/wear-masks-l35esi9rek4752f3

Making Amends

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889466450/making-amends

Coronavirus FAQ: How Do I Protect Myself If The Coronavirus Can Linger In The Air?

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/11/889716534/coronavirus-faq-how-do-i-protect-myself-if-the-coronavirus-can-linger-in-the-air

Are pools and lakes safe during the COVID pandemic? What we know

https://www.cnet.com/health/are-pools-and-lakes-safe-during-the-covid-pandemic-what-we-know/

The Best Playground Sets You Can Buy Online — For Every Budget

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/slideshow/2284358/best-playground-sets-online/

10.07.2020

I’m an epidemiologist and a dad. Here’s why I think schools should reopen.

https://www.vox.com/2020/7/9/21318560/covid-19-coronavirus-testing-children-schools-reopening-questions

How parents' psychological control may lead to young adult students' fear of failure

https://theconversation.com/how-parents-psychological-control-may-lead-to-young-adult-students-fear-of-failure-131714

Kids' physical activity before age 5 matters so much because of the developing brain

https://theconversation.com/amp/kids-physical-activity-before-age-5-matters-so-much-because-of-the-developing-brain-132477

COVID-19 lockdown is tough on kids. Here’s what parents can do

https://globalnews.ca/news/7156857/coronavirus-physical-emotional-impact-children/

Kids Need Good Sleep as Much as Nutrition and Exercise

https://www.treehugger.com/kids-need-good-sleep-much-nutrition-and-exercise-4850267

‘If we had to go back to school I’d be furious’: Kids on pandemic life

https://www.macleans.ca/society/if-we-had-to-go-back-to-school-id-be-furious-kids-on-pandemic-life/

Face It: You Need A Mask https://flipboard.com/@thedailybeast/face-it-you-need-a-mask-lg2e823q4hcap68e

Ask Ethan: What Is The Science Behind Wearing A Mask?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2020/07/10/ask-ethan-what-is-the-science-behind-wearing-a-mask/

Children's Books Featuring Boys of Color You'll Want to Buy Now

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/slideshow/2285375/best-boys-childrens-books/

09.07.2020

7 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent Kids

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/7-habits-of-highly-emotionally-intelligent-kids_uk_5f06e921c5b63a72c33dadd9

A Psychologist-Approved Alternative To Putting Kids In Timeout

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/alternative-to-timeouts

Tired of social distancing? Here’s how to fight “caution fatigue.”

https://apple.news/AARKAzONWTvTtQGaN-UR93A

The Post-COVID-19 Playdate Checklist Every Parent Needs

https://www.parents.com/health/coronavirus/the-covid-19-pre-playdate-checklist-ever-parent-needs/

Board Games That You Can Play With Your Toddler

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/2284642/best-board-games-for-toddlers-amazon/

Worried about kids not wanting to wear a mask if schools reopen? Here are some tips

https://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/coronavirus/article244084067.html

08.07.2020

We Are Family Podcast, Episode 5: How To Be A Good Foster Parent

https://apple.news/AVo9uoID4R5idbi70ZKEM8A

These errors in our thinking explain irrational behaviour that occurs during a crisis

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/covid19-cognitive-bias/

U.N. Predicts Rise In Diseases That Jump From Animals To Humans Due To Habitat Loss

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/06/888077232/u-n-predicts-rise-in-diseases-that-jump-from-animals-to-humans

National Geographic Family Summer Camp Is Open (from Your Computer)

https://www.purewow.com/news/national-geographic-summer-camp

07.07.2020

Uncertainty surrounds returning to school for immunocompromised students, teachers

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/covid-19-school-immunocompromised-students-teachers-1.5639184

Bill Gates Predicted People with This Critical Skill Will Thrive in the Future of Work

https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/bill-gates-future-of-work-skills.html

To build a resilient world, we must go circular. Here's how to do it

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/to-build-resilience-to-future-pandemics-and-climate-change-we-must-go-circular

White parents: Talk to your kids about racism to raise more empathic adults

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/07/health/white-parents-talk-racism-wellness-partner/

Texas doctors rank (1-9) the risks of catching COVID-19 In these activities

https://www.newsweek.com/texas-doctors-rank-1-9-risks-catching-covid-19-these-activities-1515790

This map shows why it would be 'terrifying' to open Canada-U.S. border

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/this-map-shows-why-it-would-be-terrifying-to-open-canada-u-s-border-1.5012933?fbclid=IwAR3jSFfhdZ-U67BUMSy4t1ZdK8gwhcKkvUsoFZWqYC7tqyG3gS9gojA8uzQ

School division reaches out to on-reserve pupils

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4602

Masks are effective only if you wear them properly. Here's the right (and wrong) way

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/07/health/how-to-wear-mask-properly-wellness-trnd/

What We Lose When We Hide Our Smiles Behind a Mask

https://time.com/5840192/mask-smiling-coronavirus/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200707&et_rid=21600831

Don’t Be Afraid Of Robert Munsch’s ‘Love You Forever’

https://www.cbc.ca/parents/learning/view/dont-be-afraid-of-robert-munsch-love-you-forever?cmp=FB_Feed_CBCMain&fbclid=IwAR32ntF6jGzysz1NcJHf2kL-SYh1dZhx08e-0qL64L-L5T7w3IMps05iKrc

No Kindle Needed: 10 Free eBook Reader Apps for Your Phone or Tablet

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/no-kindle-needed-10-free-ebook-reader-apps-for-your-phone-or-tablet

06.07.2020

COVID-19 GIF Pointed Humor

https://www.gif-vif.com/gifs/Covid-situtation 

We Have a Cheap, Effective Way to Keep Ourselves Safer From COVID-19. Why Are We Fighting About It?

https://time.com/5861295/masks-covid19-spread-fighting/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200706&et_rid=21600831

They May Think They’re Invincible, But Teens Can Get Really Sick With COVID-19 Too

https://www.scarymommy.com/teens-sick-spread-covid-19/Guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4601

Waterhen Lake First Nation youth build home

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/waterhen-lake-first-nation-youth-build-home?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR1hX3akLSfH0zUCu-0bMqJEF1p0jqR8KVcueodu8GIrz7jasCSB6QFOSYs#Echobox=1593962290

WHO’s early years childcare guidelines have changed - Here’s everything you need to know

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/who-childcare-development-education/

Seven things to understand about your teen, according to a veteran teacher and father of five

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/06/29/seven-things-understand-about-your-teen-according-veteran-teacher-father-five/

Volunteering, mutual aid and lockdown has shifted our sense of 'happiness'

https://theconversation.com/volunteering-mutual-aid-and-lockdown-has-shifted-our-sense-of-happiness-141352

Walmart Just Made a Bold Move That Families Are Going to Love. It's a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/walmart-just-made-a-bold-move-that-families-are-going-to-love-its-a-lesson-in-emotional-intelligence.html

Road Trip Math Games | Crafts for Kids | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/road-trip-math-games

7 Essential Money Making Conversation to Have With Your Kids

https://www.firstforwomen.com/posts/family/money-conversations-with-kids

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=20200706&et_rid=21600831

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