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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#42)

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COVID-19 Links 20.01.2021-26.01.2021

One of the strongest suggestions this week is from an article by Time Magazine (see in Best Links). According to this article, we need to teach our children about Cyber-Civility. The protocols we use with youth in Group Homes and Corrections emphasizes helping young people identify AND live by their values. Letting youth IDENTIFY their own values is far more effective than trying to teach them values. If you’d like more information about how we use the protocols, please contact me. We’re working with youth from 11-21.

 

This Week’s Best Links

Leaving Your Nose Uncovered Defeats the Purpose of Wearing a Mask: Study Reveals

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/leaving-your-nose-uncovered-defeats-the-purpose-of-wearing-a-mask/2412189/

A mask is dangerous when people wear it as a chin strap. Read this article and learn why it is important to cover your mouth AND nose.

Forget the gym: walking is the superior form of exercise

https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/training/motivation/a35317063/walking-benefits-exercise-health-lockdown/

With public places becoming so much more dangerous with the new variants of the virus, it is good news to see how old-fashioned exercises, like walking, are being promoted.

VIDEO: 3 Tips To Improve Your Physical Distancing. One Involves Pool Noodles

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/01/15/956086041/video-face-it-youre-bad-at-judging-physical-distance-heres-how-to-do-it

This video is short, informational and humorous. It’s perfect for teaching children, youth—and adults—about physical distancing.

30 Yoda Quotes That Teach Your Kid Resilience

https://www.fatherly.com/play/yoda-quotes-that-teach-kids-resilience/

Spread these quotes around the dining table and have those present pick what is most important to them right now.

Want to Stop the Next Crisis? Teaching Cyber Citizenship Must Become a National Priority

https://time.com/5932134/cyber-citizenship-national-priority/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210122+++body&et_rid=21600831

With local newspapers dying, more people are getting their “news” from social media. We can’t assume children are learning values at home, but learning how to display kindness, civility and courtesy on the Internet is critical to the stability of our society. 

 

This Week’s Links

26.01.2021

Leaving Your Nose Uncovered Defeats the Purpose of Wearing a Mask: Study Reveals

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/leaving-your-nose-uncovered-defeats-the-purpose-of-wearing-a-mask/2412189/

Everyday activities are more dangerous now that new Covid-19 variants are circulating, expert says

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/26/health/us-coronavirus-tuesday/

Forget the gym: walking is the superior form of exercise

https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/training/motivation/a35317063/walking-benefits-exercise-health-lockdown/

Anthony Fauci Finally Reveals What He Was Thinking When Trump Suggested Bleach

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/anthony-fauci-trump-bleach_uk_600fcb52c5b6997d555bc9cd

Every Question You Have About Kids & A COVID-19 Vaccine

https://www.romper.com/parenting/can-kids-get-the-covid-19-vaccine

25.01.2021

Now one year has passed since Canada's first COVID-19 case

https://www.nationalobserver.com/2021/01/25/news/now-one-year-has-passed-canadas-first-covid-19-case

This 4-Year-Old's "I Want You to Leave Me Alone" Song Is Already the Banger of 2021

https://www.popsugar.com/family/milan-marie-singing-videos-48124423?utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=feed

VIDEO: 3 Tips To Improve Your Physical Distancing. One Involves Pool Noodles

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/01/15/956086041/video-face-it-youre-bad-at-judging-physical-distance-heres-how-to-do-it

Support pours in for Sask. chief medical officer after protest outside his home

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/saskatchewan-covid-19-saqib-shahab-protest-1.5885905

Google Maps will soon display Covid-19 vaccination sites

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/25/tech/covid-vaccine-google-maps/

You may need to vaccinate your pets against COVID-19, scientists warn

https://www.sciencefocus.com/news/you-may-need-to-vaccinate-your-pets-against-covid-19-scientists-warn/

COVID-19 Is Ravaging Local Newspapers, Making it Easier for Misinformation to Spread

https://time.com/5932520/covid-19-local-news/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210125+++body&et_rid=21600831

Dr. Fauci Says Don't Go Here Even if It's Open | Eat This Not That

https://www.eatthis.com/news-fauci-dont-go-here/

High blood pressure? New U of S study says stretching better for you than walking

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/high-blood-pressure-stretching-walking-usask-study-1.5885796

24.01.2021

This 4-Year-Old's "I Want You to Leave Me Alone" Song Is Already the Banger of 2021

https://www.popsugar.com/family/milan-marie-singing-videos-48124423?utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=feed

10 free online classes from Harvard to learn something new

https://mashable.com/article/free-harvard-classes-online/

It takes a community to help overcome vaccine hesitancy: OPINION

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/takes-community-overcome-vaccine-hesitancy-opinion/story?id=75403505

23.01.2021

I'm a Mom and a Mindset Coach: Here's How I'm Raising My Child to Think Positively and Unlock His Full Potential

https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/advice/im-a-mom-and/im-a-mom-and-a-mindset-coach-heres-how-im-raising-my-child-to-think-positively-and-unlock-his-full-potential/

Smallpox vaccines saved many Indigenous people

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4850

The face mask that could end the pandemic

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/22/health/face-mask-n95-coronavirus-transmission/

30 Yoda Quotes That Teach Your Kid Resilience

https://www.fatherly.com/play/yoda-quotes-that-teach-kids-resilience/

Teens feeling disconnected, hopeless due to COVID-19 raises alarm for parents, experts | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/covid-teens-mental-health-1.5884240?cmp=rss

Is Your Teen Having a Pre-Life Crisis?

https://www.besthealthmag.ca/best-you/home-and-family/teen-pre-life-crisis/

Dear Teens: Even When I’m Mad, I’m Not Giving Up On You

https://www.scarymommy.com/teens-when-mad-not-giving-up/

Seven Ways To Manage Parent Exhaustion According To A Psychologist

https://madamenoire.com/1211288/parent-exhaustion/amp/

50 Funny Dog Memes 

https://flipboard.com/@parademag/50-funny-dog-memes-hk3fjtdqo681cutk?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

This 4-Year-Old's "I Want You to Leave Me Alone" Song Is Already the Banger of 2021

https://www.popsugar.com/family/milan-marie-singing-videos-48124423?utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=feed

22.01.2021

Want to Stop the Next Crisis? Teaching Cyber Citizenship Must Become a National Priority

https://time.com/5932134/cyber-citizenship-national-priority/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210122+++body&et_rid=21600831

The rise of the fake commute, and why it's good for your mental health

https://apple.news/ASAHK1bwLQMGc6ifcbaj4Lg

The best podcasts for checking in on your mental health in 2021 | The Gentleman's Journal

https://www.thegentlemansjournal.com/article/the-best-podcasts-for-checking-in-on-your-mental-health-in-2021/

Best apps for young kids to foster fun and creative learning

https://9to5mac.com/2021/01/20/best-apps-for-young-kids-fun-learning/

Back to school: how to help your teen get enough sleep

https://theconversation.com/back-to-school-how-to-help-your-teen-get-enough-sleep-153624

COVID-19 in Sask: 13 new fatalities, marking province's deadliest day yet

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/covid-19-in-saskatchewan-jan-21-1.5882429

21.01.2021

Woman who posted video of maskless bar dancing wishes she kept complaint private

https://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/woman-who-posted-video-of-maskless-bar-dancing-wishes-she-kept-complaint-private

Here are 7 of the biggest coronavirus vaccine myths busted by experts

https://apple.news/An_XxuCCIToqsqELNkegVPA

20.01.2021

Here’s How Many Car Windows Should Be Open to Minimize COVID-19 Risk, Per a New Study

https://www.prevention.com/health/a35255003/covid-19-coronavirus-inside-car-risk/

Doctors Explain How To Deal With COVID Vaccine Side Effects

https://www.bustle.com/wellness/why-do-i-feel-tired-after-covid-vaccine-side-effects-prepare-doctors

Growing Up in the Midst of a Pandemic: How Covid is Affecting Children’s Development

https://www.directrelief.org/2021/01/growing-up-in-the-midst-of-a-pandemic-how-covid-is-affecting-childrens-development/

The LEGO Website Now Has a Section Specifically for Grown-Ups

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/639890/lego-sets-adults-are-now-all-one-place-legos-website

Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health

https://theconversation.com/lockdown-quarantine-and-self-isolation-how-different-covid-restrictions-affect-our-mental-health-153595

Watching this Trader Joe's manager graciously turn away anti-maskers is both amazing and exhausting

https://apple.news/ATYrdIJq6Sve-sFyBr1Eqsg

Sask. premier considers possibility of indefinite closure for businesses that flout health orders

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/saskatchewan-businesses-public-health-orders-face-closures-1.587979

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