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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#28)

COVID 19 Links for Oct 5-Oct 11

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Top Sites This Week

The Best Kids Books for Baby Feminists

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/slideshow/9189/best-kids-books-for-baby-feminists/

This site jumped out at me because it was International Day of the Girl this last week and these are books I would like to see both young boys and girls read.

COMIC: You're Wearing It Wrong! A Face Mask Safety Refresher

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/10/10/921596561/comic-youre-wearing-it-wrong-a-face-mask-safety-refresher

Wearing a mask under your nose is the same as not wearing a mask. This is a great primer to go through with your kids and the adults you know who seem to “just not get it.”

How to Use 2020 to Teach Your Children to Be More Resilient, According to Psychology

https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/mental-toughness-child-psychology.html

Times of crisis are also times of opportunity. I would like to see all of our Group Homes be re-structured as homes for resiliency. Here are some practical ways to grow resilience during a pandemic. Another site from October 9 reminds us that children mimic parent’s behavior—especially during stressful times.

7 Signs You're a Codependent Parent — And What to Do About It

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/codependent-parent-signs-solutions/

This article is worth reading just for its definition of co-dependence.

Renowned educator Paulo Freire would have questioned how we are schooling our kids in the age of COVID-19

https://theconversation.com/renowned-educator-paulo-freire-would-have-questioned-how-we-are-schooling-our-kids-in-the-age-of-covid-19-143046

If you’ve not heard of Paulo Freire, he was a leading voice in educational paradigms in the 20th Century (along with John Dewey). This article tells us to review some of his principles as we pursue education in an uncertain time using untested means.

 

COVID 19 Links

11.10.2020

The Best Kids Books for Baby Feminists

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/slideshow/9189/best-kids-books-for-baby-feminists/

COMIC: You're Wearing It Wrong! A Face Mask Safety Refresher

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/10/10/921596561/comic-youre-wearing-it-wrong-a-face-mask-safety-refresher

Schools Aren’t Super-Spreaders

https://apple.news/A5ewYtP25RUWZsADoxZ__7w

How do you find a home for a foster child at a time like this?

https://apple.news/Aor7xT7dESS-UBEtLtMvcwg

Indigenous communities lock down as COVID-19 spikes in northern Saskatchewan

https://windspeaker.com/news/windspeaker-news/indigenous-communities-lock-down-covid-19-spikes-northern-saskatchewan

Why Canadian Boxer Kim Clavel Became a Nurse During COVID-19

https://time.com/collection-post/5896370/kim-clavel-next-generation-leaders/

How Families Are Planning for a Pandemic-Proof Halloween

https://time.com/5897879/halloween-ideas-2020/

6 Strategies For Beating Covid Anxiety, Depression

https://www.forbes.com/sites/geekgirlrising/2020/10/10/6-strategies-for-beating-covid-anxiety-depression/

It's National Coming Out Day: Press Play On These Life Kit Episodes

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/11/922287785/its-national-coming-out-day-press-play-on-these-life-kit-episodes

09.10.2020

This chart shows just how much COVID-19 has affected mental health in America

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/10/emotion-mental-health-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-usa-us-america-chart-stats/

Virtual Field Trips Your Kids (and You!) Can Take Today

https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/entertainment/virtual-field-trips

8 New Parenting Hacks to Try This Month for a Happy Family

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

5 Tips for Finding Peace of Mind During the Pandemic

https://heleo.com/5-tips-finding-peace-mind-pandemic/24675/

Kids Mimic Their Parents’ Behavior When It Comes to COVID-19 Safety

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/kids-mimic-their-parents-behavior-when-it-comes-to-covid-19-safety

08.10.2020

How to Use 2020 to Teach Your Children to Be More Resilient, According to Psychology

https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/mental-toughness-child-psychology.html

COVID-19 has made our world more virtual. Here are three reasons why this is a good thing

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/10/covid-19-has-made-our-world-more-virtual-heres-why-that-could-be-a-good-thing/

Children who play an instrument can focus for longer and remember more

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8816065/Music-Children-play-instrument-focus-longer-remember-more.html

Pediatricians Reveal How They Feel About Trick-Or-Treating This Year

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pediatricians-trick-or-treating-coronavirus_l_5f7b89d5c5b61229a055b89e

Understanding the 3 different reactions to the rise in Covid-19 cases

https://www.stylist.co.uk/health/mental-health/covid-19-cases-uk-coronavirus-reactions-psychology/435510

07.10.2020

7 Signs You're a Codependent Parent — And What to Do About It

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/codependent-parent-signs-solutions/

Cutting through the COVID fog: What experts say you should and shouldn't do during the second wave

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/cutting-through-the-covid-fog-what-experts-say-you-should-and-shouldnt-do-during-the-second-wave

Why Wearing a Face Mask Halfway Can Be Dangerous

https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/why-wearing-a-face-mask-halfway-can-be-dangerous

Coronavirus can survive on skin for 9 hours

https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-survives-9-hours-on-skin.html

10% Of Global Population May Have Contracted The Coronavirus, WHO Says

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/10/05/920453483/10-of-global-population-may-have-contracted-the-coronavirus-who-says

Science Says Looking at Cute Animals Is Good for Your Brain

https://www.parents.com/syndication/cute-animals-effects-on-human-brain/

Regina school closed for one day after positive COVID-19 case

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/marion-mcveety-covid-19-closed-regina-1.5753346

06.10.2020

Renowned educator Paulo Freire would have questioned how we are schooling our kids in the age of COVID-19

https://theconversation.com/renowned-educator-paulo-freire-would-have-questioned-how-we-are-schooling-our-kids-in-the-age-of-covid-19-143046

The pandemic threatens to set back women’s careers. Here’s how.

https://apple.news/AStQ05yE1S5mRkvFDQ4mS9w

Compassion needs to be part of the new normal

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4720

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee On How To Stay Optimistic On Fighting Climate Change

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/04/920164724/washington-gov-jay-inslee-on-how-to-stay-optimistic-on-fighting-climate-change

Dr. Fauci says this is the most dangerous place you can go as coronavirus cases surge

https://bgr.com/2020/10/01/coronavirus-spread-indoors-aerosols-winter-risk-fauci-interview/?bgr-partner=flipboard

Outdoor kids club helps Regina students combat isolation

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/students-isolation-outdoor-kids-club-sask-1.5745415

How to Create Simple Play Centers That Will Keep Kids Happily Engaged

https://redtri.com/how-to-create-simple-play-centers-that-will-keep-kids-happily-engaged/

05.10.2020

1 in 4 women are considering stepping back from their career because of COVID-19

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/10/women-career-gender-equality-pandemic-childcare-parity-work/

Michelle Obama and Malala Yousafzai In Conversation For International Day of the Girl

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/michelle-obama-malala-yousafzai-day-of-the-girl

How COVID-19 will remake the restaurant industry

https://fortune.com/2020/10/05/reinvent-podcast-covid-restaurants-david-chang-momofuku/

Coronavirus symptoms: how to tell if you have a common cold, flu or Covid

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/05/coronavirus-symptoms-how-to-tell-if-you-have-a-common-cold-flu-or-covid

5 Great Online Educational Sites for Kids

https://bookriot.com/online-educational-sites-for-kids/

Seven reasons Canada's COVID-19 situation could worsen in the coming weeks

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/seven-reasons-canada-s-covid-19-situation-could-worsen-in-the-coming-weeks-1.5132438

Self-Soothing During the Pandemic

https://www.shondaland.com/live/body/a34251455/self-soothing-during-the-pandemic/

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