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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#16)

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19.07.2020

Your 'Doomscrolling' Breeds Anxiety. Here's How To Stop The Cycle

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/19/892728595/your-doomscrolling-breeds-anxiety-here-s-how-to-stop-the-cycle

New Study Says Older Kids Spread Coronavirus As Much As Adults

https://www.scarymommy.com/older-kids-coronavirus-covid-19-contagious/

9 Children's Books Filled With Fantasy | Parenting Tips & Advice | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/childrens-books-filled-with-fantasy

Fitness: How do we get our kids moving during the pandemic?

https://montrealgazette.com/health/diet-fitness/fitness-how-do-we-get-our-kids-moving-during-the-pandemic

18.07.2020

Gottman: Emotional Supportive Parenting

https://www.gottman.com/blog/emotional-intelligence-creates-loving-supportive-parenting/?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=blog 

The key metric that will tell us if Canada is headed for a U.S.-style COVID-19 crisis

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/coronavirus-canada-bars-reopening-1.5652671

Why more young people are getting sick in the latest Covid-19 outbreaks

https://www.vox.com/2020/7/18/21328358/covid-19-cases-by-age-florida-arizona-texas-miami

Do masks reduce your oxygen levels? Your COVID-19 questions answered

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/masks-oxygen-covid-questions-answered-1.5653404

Practice Math Skills with Sidewalk Math | Crafts for Kids | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/practice-math-skills-with-sidewalk-math

17.07.2020

5 Helpful things to say to a friend whose anxiety is skyrocketing (and 3 to avoid)

https://www.glamour.co.za/wellness/5-helpful-things-to-say-to-a-friend-whose-anxiety-is-skyrocketing-and-3-to-avoid-51069545

We Could All Use Some Psychological First Aid

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mental-health-matters/202007/we-could-all-use-some-psychological-first-aid

Early COVID-19 Vaccine Results Look 'Really Encouraging,' Says NIH Boss Dr. Francis Collins

https://time.com/5867272/francis-collins-covid-vaccine/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200717&et_rid=21600831

One habit could drive the risk of severe Covid-19 in young adults — study

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/young-adults-risk-of-severe-covid19

After Cruise Ships and Nursing Homes, Will Universities Be the Next COVID-19 Tinderboxes?

https://time.com/5867395/will-universities-be-next-covid-19-tinderboxes/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200717&et_rid=21600831

Mapping the Spread of the Coronavirus Outbreak Around the U.S. and the World

https://time.com/5800901/coronavirus-map/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200717&et_rid=21600831

Experts worry about pandemic's impact on kids, regardless of how schools reopen

http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2020/07/17/experts-worry-about-pandemics-impact-on-kids-regardless-of-how-schools-reopen/

What We Know About Kids and Coronavirus

https://www.thecut.com/article/kids-and-coronavirus.html

Dyson releases more free science experiments for kids in quarantine

https://www.fastcompany.com/90528174/dyson-releases-more-free-science-experiments-for-kids-in-quarantine

10 Ways To Get Your Child To Play When They're Used To Having You Around

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/10-tips-for-getting-your-child-to-play-independently-when-theyre-used-to-having-you-around_uk_5f10210cc5b6cec246be8fba

Cardio, Yoga, Dancing — These 5 YouTube Workouts Will Get the Whole Family Moving

https://www.popsugar.com/family/youtube-family-workouts-that-teach-yoga-cardio-dance-47621926

16.07.2020

Love Is Medicine for Fear

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/07/how-fight-fear-love/614227/

A Play Expert Reveals What Kids Really Mean When They Say "I'm So Bored!"

https://www.popsugar.com/family/what-to-do-when-kid-says-theyre-bored-47615248

10 Books About Mindfulness and Meditation for Younger Kids | Brightly

https://www.readbrightly.com/mindfulness-meditation-books/

A New 'Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood' Special Airs Soon To Help Kids During The Pandemic

https://www.romper.com/p/daniel-tigers-neighborhoodspecial-will-help-kids-cope-with-the-ongoing-pandemic-29336461

World Youth Skills Day https://flipboard.com/@howstuffworks/world-youth-skills-day-f9r179to902gvt0i

KiwiCo DIY Projects for Kids at Home https://flipboard.com/@kirstiepickles/kiwico-diy-projects-for-kids-at-home-uf0354qt8fsgnudk

A parent's guide to online school: 9 questions to ask to vet your back-to-school choices

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2020/07/16/back-to-school-reopening-online-parents-guide/5416528002/

What if e-learning didn’t work for your kid?

https://www.todaysparent.com/kids/school-age/e-learning-tips-for-parents/

Unplugging From the News Can Spare Your Mental Health

https://www.shondaland.com/live/body/a33248430/unplugging-from-the-news-can-spare-your-mental-health/

Covid-19 risk calculation: 3 questions to ask before going out

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/coronavirus-risk-evaluation

15.07.2020

I Taught My Teens Something School Never Could

https://www.scarymommy.com/taught-teens-emotional-intelligence/

Children's Books That Teach Kids About Emotions

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/childrens-books-teach-kids-emotions_l_5f0cd6f3c5b6310dc15751c4

Understanding Unconscious Bias

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/14/891140598/understanding-unconscious-bias

Conspiracy Theories Aside, Here's What Contact Tracers Really Do

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/07/14/890628203/conspiracy-theories-aside-heres-what-contact-tracers-really-do

14-Year-Old Sister Has Created Over 100 Chalk Drawings For Each Day Of Quarantine So Her Little Brother Could Travel The World From Their Driveway

https://www.boredpanda.com/14-year-old-daily-chalk-art-for-her-brother-so-he-could-travel/

New Report Says Schools Should Try To Reopen In Person For Elementary Students

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/15/891347536/-we-failed-children-says-co-author-of-new-national-back-to-school-report

"We failed children ethically and in three important ways. First and foremost, that we have done such a terrible job containing this pandemic. Secondly, that we closed schools ... abruptly without any good plan about how to transition to distance learning and without adequate infrastructure for so many kids. And third, that the moment we closed schools, we didn't immediately start planning about how to reopen them."

24 Books About Consent and Bodily Autonomy For Toddlers and Kids

https://www.popsugar.com/family/books-about-consent-for-kids-47614893

Explore Agora: Augmented Reality app for Learning

https://www.unicef.org/innovation/innovation-fund-explore-agora

Remote working is not working for the poor, the young and women, a new study finds

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/remote-teleworking-covid19-social-distancing/

Personality can predict who's a rule-follower and who flouts COVID-19 social distancing guidelines

https://theconversation.com/personality-can-predict-whos-a-rule-follower-and-who-flouts-covid-19-social-distancing-guidelines-142364

14.07.2020

Apple releases funny working from home video - Geeky Gadgets

https://www.geeky-gadgets.com/apple-releases-funny-working-from-home-video-14-07-2020/

How Are You Telling Children the Story of the Pandemic?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/14/well/family/children-coronavirus-stories.html

COVID-19 is exposing the food deserts around Native American reservations

https://www.popsci.com/story/health/native-american-nations-coronavirus-food-security/

What You Need To Know About Protective Face Masks

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889431742/what-you-need-to-know-about-protective-face-masks

A mask cuts your COVID-19 risk by 65%, experts say

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/experts-a-mask-cuts-your-coronavirus-risk-by-65/

How 6 Problem-Solvers Tackled Pandemic Challenges In Their Neighborhoods

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/12/888919603/how-6-problem-solvers-tackled-pandemic-challenges-in-their-neighborhoods

COVID-19 

https://flipboard.com/@howstuffworks/covid-19-ci0edijv3i3o8jm3

This Doctor's Super Simple Tip for Making Face Masks Fit Better Is Going Viral

https://www.marthastewart.com/syndication/how-make-face-mask-fit-better-coronavirus-safety

My Friends Want to Do Playdates, but I’m Not There Yet. How Do I Say No without Coming Off Judgy?

https://www.purewow.com/family/playdate-etiquette-social-distancing?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

Need a parenting refresher? Check out these tips from Marbles

https://www.wral.com/need-a-parenting-refresher-check-out-these-tips-from-marbles/19183428/

Do kids need face masks? Yes, and here are the 8 best options we found

https://www.fastcompany.com/90525496/do-kids-need-face-masks-yes-and-here-are-the-8-best-options-we-found

13.07.2020

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/

"Reasons not to wear a mask" is the funniest fake PSA you'll see anytime soon

https://www.thepoke.co.uk/2020/07/13/reasons-not-to-wear-a-mask-funniest-fake-psa/

Behaviour is about relationships. The DfE ignores this

https://www.tes.com/news/behaviour-about-relationships-dfe-ignores

COVID-19 has thrown our planet a lifeline when it comes to climate change

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/covid-save-the-planet/

How your definition of 'happiness' may have changed during lockdown

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/lockdown-happiness-mental-health/

What We Know (and Don’t) About Catching Covid-19 Outdoors

https://elemental.medium.com/what-we-know-and-dont-about-catching-covid-19-outdoors-252f32aa9817?gi=sd

How to talk to your kids about going back to school (or not going back) this fall, according to a psychologist

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-talk-kids-about-going-back-to-school-2020-7

Reopen the Schools | National Review

https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/reopen-the-schools/

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