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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#41)

COVID-19 Links 19.01.2021-13.01.2021

Top Links This Week

ReMoved: A young child is moved into Foster Care

part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOeQUwdAjE0

part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1fGmEa6WnY

part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fegRjSgRYXk

These are far and away the best teaching videos I’ve ever seen if you want to understand the pain and trauma that children experience entering the foster system. Because all of us know people who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s), I highly recommend viewing these just to raise empathy and understanding.

6 ways to help kids express their feelings about the coronavirus pandemic through art

https://theconversation.com/6-ways-to-help-kids-express-their-feelings-about-the-coronavirus-pandemic-through-art-146503

Art and play are two ways that children can communicate when their vocabulary falls short. Help children express their emotions by using these two valuable tools

17 Tongue Twisters That Will Crack Your Kids Up

https://www.fatherly.com/play/tongue-twisters-for-kids/

I’m a big fan of lists like this. These tongue twisters can be a great family dining activity that gets everybody laughing.

 

This Week’s Links

19.01.2021

'I've Tried Everything': Pandemic Has Cut Options For Kids With Mental Illness

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/01/18/953581851/ive-tried-everything-pandemic-has-cut-options-for-kids-with-mental-illness

6 ways to help kids express their feelings about the coronavirus pandemic through art

https://theconversation.com/6-ways-to-help-kids-express-their-feelings-about-the-coronavirus-pandemic-through-art-146503

Poll finds strong support for COVID-19 curfews despite doubts about effectiveness

https://www.thestar.com/politics/2021/01/19/poll-finds-strong-support-for-covid-19-curfews-despite-doubts-about-effectiveness.html

Unmasked Dancing Patrons at The Keg

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/the-tap-unmasked-dancing-patrons-isolated-incident-1.5877309

18.01.2021

10 Simple Coping Strategies To Get Through Blue Monday

https://www.vogue.co.uk/beauty/article/blue-monday-coping-strategies

The relief as loved ones get the COVID vaccine is the best thing about 2021 so far

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2021/01/the-relief-as-loved-ones-get-the-covid-vaccine-is-the-best-thing-about-2021-so-far.html

How to stay safe with a new fast-spreading coronavirus variant on the loose

https://theconversation.com/how-to-stay-safe-with-a-new-fast-spreading-coronavirus-variant-on-the-loose-153292

Dr. Fauci Reveals "Best Way" to Avoid COVID | Eat This Not That

https://www.eatthis.com/news-fauci-covid-avoid/

'They call us every day': COVID-19 case monitors are a lifeline for those waiting out illness at home

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/covid-19-monitors-1.5870291

Canada Warns That Travelling Abroad Could Cost ‘Your Health & Your Wallet' 

https://flipboard.com/@narcitycanada/canada-warns-that-travelling-abroad-could-cost-your-health-your-wallet-g80altrsj66pddk2?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

17.01.2021

The Best Online Classes for Personal Development

https://www.rollingstone.com/product-recommendations/lifestyle/best-online-classes-personal-development-1110060/

Tips from experts on how to endure until the coronavirus pandemic ends

https://www.kitchenertoday.com/coronavirus-covid-19-local-news/tips-from-experts-on-how-to-endure-until-the-coronavirus-pandemic-ends-3264172

First Nations Leaders Share Vaccine Experiences

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/first-nation-leaders-share-vaccine-experiences-1.5876063

Stop non-essential travel, Canada's top doctor says

https://www.nationalobserver.com/2021/01/16/news/stop-non-essential-travel-canadas-top-doctor-says

Fauci says U.S. will likely return to 'some degree of normality' at same time as Canada

https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/fauci-says-u-s-will-likely-return-to-some-degree-of-normality-at-same-time-as-canada-1.5269046

Canadian snowbirds keep heading south despite warnings and the pandemic

https://www.rcinet.ca/en/2021/01/16/canadian-snowbirds-keep-heading-south-despite-warnings-and-the-pandemic/

Regina woman fined $2,800 for COVID-19 health order violation

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-woman-fined-covid-19-violation-1.5876364

16.01.2021

Transcript of "How mindfulness changes the emotional life of our brains | Richard J. Davidson | TEDxSanFrancisco"

https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_j_davidson_how_mindfulness_changes_the_emotional_life_of_our_brains_jan_2019/transcript

How to keep your anxiety from spiraling out of control

https://www.popsci.com/story/science/how-to-stop-anxiety-panic-attack/

How a Meditation Practice Can Help You Through the Winter

https://www.verywellmind.com/how-meditation-can-help-you-through-the-winter-5095320

New COVID-19 modelling shows pandemic resurgence in Canada rapidly worsening

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/new-covid-19-modelling-shows-pandemic-resurgence-in-canada-rapidly-worsening-1.5268145

Covid: UK variant could drive 'rapid growth' in US cases, CDC warns

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-55684878

How the spread of coronavirus variants could completely change the pandemic in Canada | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/coronavirus-variants-canada-1.5875629?cmp=rss

The COVID-19 “Super Strain” Should Make You Rethink These Common Activities

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2021/01/10262717/covid-new-mutant-super-strain-safety-tips?utm_source=feed&utm_medium=rss

Coronavirus: How the world of work may change forever

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20201023-coronavirus-how-will-the-pandemic-change-the-way-we-work?sf242026985=1

COVID-19 changed how we work. Will it stick?

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/work-changes-covid-1.5873751

15.01.2021

12 Virtual Birthday Party Ideas for Teens That Are Anything but Snoozy

https://www.purewow.com/family/birthday-party-ideas-for-teens?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

17 Tongue Twisters That Will Crack Your Kids Up

https://www.fatherly.com/play/tongue-twisters-for-kids/

These Supercool Virtual Classes For Kids Will Let Their Creativity Run Wild

https://www.popsugar.com/family/fun-extracurricular-online-classes-for-kids-48109851?utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=feed

18 memes about virtual school that parents need right now

https://www.todaysparent.com/blogs/trending/virtual-school-memes-coronavirus/

‘Tears were coming out of my eyes’: B.C. MLA’s tweet about son’s act of kindness warms hearts

https://globalnews.ca/news/7577928/tears-were-coming-out-of-my-eyes-b-c-mlas-tweet-about-sons-act-of-kindness-warms-hearts/

First Nation Check Guard Dancing

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/kahkewistahaw-first-nation-check-stop-dancing-rezsecuritychallenge-1.5873161

5 foods that will help boost your mood in lockdown

https://www.hellomagazine.com/cuisine/20210115104650/foods-to-help-boost-mental-health/

Mask-Wearing, Social Distancing Improve, But Too Slowly, Survey Shows

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/01/15/956760985/mask-wearing-social-distancing-improve-but-too-slowly-survey-shows

Nobody will want to hear this new warning from Dr. Fauci

https://bgr.com/2021/01/14/coronavirus-update-new-covid-19-warning-from-dr-fauci/?bgr-partner=flipboard

Don't ignore this headline: The pandemic is getting worse. What happens next is up to you

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/15/health/covid-19-pandemic-getting-worse/

So many people don’t realize that the coronavirus spreads this way

https://bgr.com/2021/01/14/coronavirus-immunity-covid-19-survivors-infect-others-siren-study/?bgr-partner=flipboard

‘There’s so much pain’: Art shows mental toll COVID-19 taking on youth, expert says

https://globalnews.ca/news/7578153/coronavirus-children-mental-health-art/

14.01.2021

Why are people breaking the Covid rules? The psychology explained

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/culture/a35205563/why-are-people-breaking-the-covid-rules-psychology-explained/

Some Sask. health-care workers declining COVID-19 vaccine, health authority says

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/covid-19-vaccine-saskatchewan-decline-1.5871439 

How to get free WiFi to teach kids from home with Virgin, Vodafone, Three & BT

https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/how-free-data-wifi-teach-23318430

13.01.2021

ReMoved: A young child is moved into Foster Care

part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOeQUwdAjE0

part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1fGmEa6WnY

part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fegRjSgRYXk

In times of uncertainty, our most creative thoughts can happen through play

https://www.fastcompany.com/90593529/in-times-of-uncertainty-our-most-creative-thoughts-can-happen-through-play?partner=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss

Once you and your friends are vaccinated, can you quit social distancing?

https://apple.news/AVkHMRcQAT0-b-BJq46t1Gg

While the nation obsessed over vaccine deliveries, the pandemic was getting worse | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/vaccine-pandemic-covid-ford-trudeau-kenney-1.5870641?cmp=rss

Coping with COVID-19: Survey explores how Sask. residents feel in new year

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/coping-covid-sask-residents-mental-health-1.5870380

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan has highest rate of active COVID-19 cases in Canada

https://globalnews.ca/news/7572720/saskatchewan-highest-rate-covid-19-cases/

How To Get Self-Care Right In 2021 

https://flipboard.com/@thehealthy/how-to-get-self-care-right-in-2021-ldqpabiduj58pkgs?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

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