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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#44)

COVID-19 Links 03.01.2021-09.02.2021

This Week’s Best Links

Make Space, Listen, Offer Hope: How To Help A Child At Risk Of Suicide

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/02/962185779/make-space-listen-offer-hope-how-to-help-a-child-at-risk-of-suicide

The simple, but profound, guidelines in this article are healthy tips whether you’re assisting a young adult, child, tween or teen with suicidal thoughts and/or behaviors

5 Hacks And Tips To Make Your Face Mask More Protective

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/03/962197192/5-hacks-to-make-your-face-mask-more-protective

With the variants of COVID-19 being even more contagious, it is time to up our mask game.

It's Not Just You. A Lot Of Us Are Hitting A Pandemic Wall Right Now.

https://apple.news/A2txC8J_6SFi-yy-U3MPLQw

Has the pandemic left you feeling anxious, stressed out, depressed? If you’re hitting the wall, sometimes it helps to know you’re not alone.

8 Family Values All Parents Should Incorporate, According to Child Development Experts

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/family-values-all-parents-should-enforce/

If you’ve ever been in doubt about leading by values and not just rules; this article will help.

How to protect children online without using tough rules and reprimands

https://theconversation.com/how-to-protect-children-online-without-using-tough-rules-and-reprimands-154151

Speaking about helping children grow their own values and modify their behaviors by those values, this article gives some excellent how’s and why’s. I especially liked the author’s reference to helping children develop “cyber-wisdom.”

 

This Week’s Links

08.02.2021

45 Funny Pictures That Perfectly Sum Up Canada

https://www.bigglobaltravel.com/cities/funny-pictures-canada-fb/?utm_campaign=Canada%20Pictures%20Negin1101%20V1%20PHS992%20VV%3E6%20En%20Big4%20-%20Mobile%20WW%20FB&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=WC&utm_content=DC&psl=i_d6ffa6&fbclid=IwAR2I1BH5_MvdUo-3bNEz0JFW-rnj1a3Y-wScS_nUJEhzjSR-4aePlaO1DlE

How to protect children online without using tough rules and reprimands

https://theconversation.com/how-to-protect-children-online-without-using-tough-rules-and-reprimands-154151

How the pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on women | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/women-mothers-pandemic-balance-work-1.5905908?cmp=rss

Facebook Widens Ban On COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation In Push To Boost Confidence

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/08/965390755/facebook-widens-ban-on-covid-19-vaccine-misinformation-in-push-to-boost-confiden

For homeless people trying to stay safe in pandemic, federal housing program is a lifeline, say advocates

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/housing-homeless-pandemic-1.5901596

How one Indigenous doctor is tackling vaccine hesitancy, starting with her own mom

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-monday-edition-1.5905624/how-one-indigenous-doctor-is-tackling-vaccine-hesitancy-starting-with-her-own-mom-1.5905641 

When it only takes ‘seconds’ to become infected with COVID variants, how do you protect yourself?

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/when-it-only-takes-seconds-to-become-infected-with-covid-variants-how-do-you-protect-yourself

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Mask?

https://time.com/5935808/covid-19-mask-advice/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210209+++body&et_rid=21600831

White House warns against loosening COVID restrictions as states do just that

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/white-house-warns-loosening-covid-restrictions-states/story?id=75760261

Sask. premier says lockdowns are a 'stopgap,' won't end pandemic

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-premier-scott-moe-lockdowns-stopgap-highways-funding-1.5905960

A rare glimpse inside Calgary's COVID-19 isolation hotel, as travellers share concerns | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-hotel-quarantine-covid-19-isolation-public-health-1.5900876?cmp=rss

WHO team: Coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

https://apnews.com/7a739e01f0713ebcc031d7ca81c51345

The Best Online Learning Services (Including 9 Free Courses to Take Now) 

https://flipboard.com/@pcmag/the-best-online-learning-services-including-9-free-courses-to-take-now-jdmtkvmbdrde20hm?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

07.02.2021

8 Family Values All Parents Should Incorporate, According to Child Development Experts

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/family-values-all-parents-should-enforce/

Coronavirus FAQ: I'm Afraid Of Needles. Does The COVID-19 Vaccine Hurt?

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/02/05/964474463/coronavirus-faq-im-afraid-of-needles-does-the-covid-19-vaccine-hurt

Why The Pandemic Is 10 Times Worse Than You Think

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/06/964527835/why-the-pandemic-is-10-times-worse-than-you-think

Is It Ever OK To Jump Ahead In The Vaccine Line?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/06/964139633/is-it-ever-ok-to-jump-ahead-in-the-vaccine-line

My Mother Got Vaccinated. Is It Now Safe To Go Visit?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/08/964633908/my-mother-got-vaccinated-is-it-now-safe-to-go-visit

PSA: Don’t post your coronavirus vaccination card selfie on social media

https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/6/22270400/coronavirus-vaccine-card-selfie-social-media

Biden says women dropping out of workforce, closed schools are "national emergency"

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/biden-covid-women-workforce/

Africa's Hit Science Show For Kids Is Coming To The U.S.

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/02/05/947587199/africas-hit-science-show-for-kids-is-coming-to-the-u-s

Why $2,000 for a hotel quarantine? Your questions answered about Ottawa's tough new travel rules | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/2-000-hotel-quarantine-travel-covid-19-questions-1.5904275?cmp=rss

People enjoyed this shop sign aimed at people still not wearing a mask properly

https://www.thepoke.co.uk/2021/02/08/people-enjoyed-this-shop-sign-aimed-at-people-still-not-wearing-mask-properly/

06.02.2021

30 “Would You Rather” Questions For Kids

https://www.fatherly.com/play/would-you-rather-questions-for-kids/

7 Sure Ways You’ll Catch COVID, Says Dr. Fauci | Eat This Not That

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

Best Mental Health Podcasts of 2021

https://www.verywellmind.com/best-mental-health-podcasts-5097922

First Nations Leaders Fight Vaccine Hesitancy With Social Media Savvy

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/first-nations-vaccine-hesitancy-social-media_ca_601d70f7c5b66c385ef90e3d

38 of the best stress-relief products for families, based on advice from therapists and social education experts

https://www.insider.com/best-stress-relief-products-for-families

From insurance to hotel quarantine, new travel rules leave snowbirds in a conundrum

https://globalnews.ca/news/7623232/canada-new-covid-19-travel-rules-snowbirds/

05.02.2021

It's Not Just You. A Lot Of Us Are Hitting A Pandemic Wall Right Now.

https://apple.news/A2txC8J_6SFi-yy-U3MPLQw

Coronavirus: How will 'Generation Covid' catch up?

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-55811968

When Will Life Return to Normal? In 7.4 Years at Today's Vaccine Rates

https://apple.news/AIYup9TTATj2fCgM-O1aF5g

We May Never Eliminate COVID-19. But We Can Learn to Live With It

https://time.com/5936034/life-after-covid-19-vaccine/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210205+++body&et_rid=21600831

How Pfizer And Moderna Are Working To Vaccinate Young People By The Summer

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/04/964172247/how-pfizer-and-moderna-are-working-to-vaccinate-young-people-by-the-summer

These people are the reason the coronavirus won’t stop spreading

https://bgr.com/2021/02/04/coronavirus-transmission-risk-age-group/?bgr-partner=flipboard

No Canada for Americans; Mexico wide open but be careful 

https://flipboard.com/@thepointsguy/no-canada-for-americans-mexico-wide-open-but-be-careful-67l65cv7kg9rh0qa?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

9 Books About Mindfulness For Kids | Book Riot

https://bookriot.com/books-about-mindfulness-for-kids/

Opinion: I’m A Public Defender. My Clients Keep Getting COVID-19 While Incarcerated.

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/lizoyer/coronavirus-incarcerated-vaccines

America’s Most Hated Office Jargon [Infographic]

https://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2021/02/05/americas-most-hated-office-jargon-infographic/

How to watch, and enjoy, Super Bowl 2021 https://flipboard.com/@cnet/how-to-watch-and-enjoy-super-bowl-2021-1d9c785sjemim036?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

04.02.2021

5 Hacks And Tips To Make Your Face Mask More Protective

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/03/962197192/5-hacks-to-make-your-face-mask-more-protective

Digital Race For COVID-19 Vaccines Leaves Many Seniors Behind

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/04/963758458/digital-race-for-covid-19-vaccines-leaves-many-seniors-behind

A Rocky Road On The Way To Herd Immunity For COVID-19

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/03/963373971/a-rocky-road-on-the-way-to-herd-immunity-for-covid-19

COVID-19 vaccine: Which is the most effective

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/364685?utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=related&utm_campaign=syndication

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021

https://www.thestar.com/politics/2021/02/04/a-look-at-covid-19-vaccinations-in-canada-on-thursday-feb-4-2021.html

More vaccine confusion in Canada as Moderna slowdown continues

https://www.nationalobserver.com/2021/02/04/news/canadas-deliveries-covax-covid-19-vaccine-confusions

Canada Will Use Security Companies To Ensure Travellers Follow Quarantine Rules https://flipboard.com/@narcitycanada/canada-will-use-security-companies-to-ensure-travellers-follow-quarantine-rules-hkpljglclh4j09qf?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

03.02.2021

Child Psychiatrists Warn That The Pandemic May Be Driving Up Kids' Suicide Risk

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/02/962060105/child-psychiatrists-warn-that-the-pandemic-may-be-driving-up-kids-suicide-risk

Make Space, Listen, Offer Hope: How To Help A Child At Risk Of Suicide

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/02/962185779/make-space-listen-offer-hope-how-to-help-a-child-at-risk-of-suicide

What's Going On With All These Coronavirus Variants? An Illustrated Guide

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/02/02/961668700/whats-going-on-with-all-these-coronavirus-variants-an-illustrated-guide

This is Dr. Fauci’s most important coronavirus warning right now

https://bgr.com/2021/02/02/coronavirus-reinfection-mutation-fauci/?bgr-partner=flipboard

Fauci: Don't let Super Bowl parties become super spreaders

https://apnews.com/5bf5449fd17138664194296db6a3bbbd

70% to 85% of Americans need to be fully vaccinated for a return to normal, Fauci says. So far it's less than 2%

https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/03/health/us-coronavirus-wednesday/

Sask. vaccination program temporarily stalled, waits on 11,000 doses this week: premier

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-vaccination-program-temporarily-stalled-waits-on-11-000-doses-this-week-1.5898547

Why won’t Canadians stop traveling? ‘Vacation deprivation’ has citizens dreaming of one forbidden destination

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/canada-covid-19-travel-restrictions-vacation-flights-130017340.html

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