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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#46)

Week 46

COVID-19 Links 17.01.2021-23.02.2021

Top Links of the Week

Dad Creates Sweet Comics About His Life As A Parent That Promote Empathy, Tolerance And Love (92 Pics)

https://www.boredpanda.com/parent-comics-lunarbaboon/

These comics were enjoyable and surprising in their compassionate messages. This is worth taking time out to review. Ask your kids which ones they like the most.

'Nature deficit disorder': CT doctors are prescribing a walk in the park as therapy

https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Nature-deficit-disorder-CT-doctors-are-15969023.php

During the pandemic and especially when combined with inclement weather, our ability to get outside and get our kids outside is impaired. This can lead to a disorder doctors are calling “Nature Deficit Disorder.” Whenever possible get everyone outside and take pictures to remember the days when you can’t get outside.

ADHD, Distance Learning, and Children

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/is-it-adhd-or-just-cabin-fever-what-parents-should-know-about-covid-19-distance-learning

With distance learning, less trips outside and less physical activity, it is no wonder we are seeing substantial increases in reports by parents about ADHD.

Why might face masks reduce COVID-19 severity?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/why-might-face-masks-reduce-covid-19-severity

As a service to others, wear a mask and encourage others to as well. This link will help you explain why that will be important—even after you’re vaccinated. 

The Intensifying Race Between Coronavirus Variants And Vaccines

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/12/967432746/the-intensifying-race-between-coronavirus-variants-and-vaccines

So far, the vaccines are holding strong against new variants, but the real danger of the new variants is their transmissibility.

80% of COVID Transmissions Happen Here, Doctor Warns | Eat This Not That

https://www.eatthis.com/news-80-percent-covid-transmissions/

Can you name the top-5 places you are most likely to catch the coronavirus? Make the list with your family before you read the article.

 

This Week’s List

23.02.2021

Dad Creates Sweet Comics About His Life As A Parent That Promote Empathy, Tolerance And Love (92 Pics)

https://www.boredpanda.com/parent-comics-lunarbaboon/

Young People Struggle To Keep Friends Close As Pandemic Pulls Them Apart

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/23/968712893/young-people-struggle-to-keep-friends-close-as-pandemic-pulls-them-apart

This Is What Happens If Travellers Test Positive For COVID-19 At Canada's Borders

https://www.narcity.com/en-ca/travel/canadas-travel-rules-heres-what-happens-if-travellers-test-positive-for-covid19

How parents can help their kids navigate COVID-19 fatigue

https://www.radio.com/kywnewsradio/news/local/how-parents-can-help-their-kids-navigate-covid-19-fatigue

22.02.2021

'Nature deficit disorder': CT doctors are prescribing a walk in the park as therapy

https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Nature-deficit-disorder-CT-doctors-are-15969023.php

When We Lose 'Weak Ties,' Our Relationships Suffer

https://apple.news/A4EFvLbFTTcSpJipBcWUblA

COVID 19 a tough slog for northern health care workers

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4881

21.02.2021

ADHD, Distance Learning, and Children

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/is-it-adhd-or-just-cabin-fever-what-parents-should-know-about-covid-19-distance-learning

'The Essence Of Truth': A Doctor's Photos Document The COVID-19 Crisis In The ER

https://www.npr.org/sections/pictureshow/2021/02/20/968696085/the-essence-of-truth-a-doctors-photos-document-the-covid-19-crisis-in-the-er

Coronavirus FAQs: Mammograms, Vaccine Ingredients ... And Dogs Who Sniff Masks

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/02/19/969486527/coronavirus-faqs-mammograms-vaccine-ingredients-and-dogs-who-sniff-masks

Here's what the COVID-19 vaccine means for your travel plans 

https://flipboard.com/@thepointsguy/here-s-what-the-covid-19-vaccine-means-for-your-travel-plans-qt35je9d2am255oj?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Dr. Fauci Reports 'Sobering' New Warning | Eat This Not That

https://www.eatthis.com/news-fauci-sobering-warning/

Dr. Saqib Shahab is a great gift to Saskatchewan

https://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/rob-vanstone-dr-saqib-shahab-is-a-great-gift-to-saskatchewan

20.02.2021

Why might face masks reduce COVID-19 severity?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/why-might-face-masks-reduce-covid-19-severity

17 Best Books to Read Aloud To Kids

https://www.fatherly.com/play/read-aloud-books-for-kids/

The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry, animated

https://www.thekidshouldseethis.com/

Could variant spread push back Alberta’s phased reopening?

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/could-variant-spread-push-back-alberta-s-phased-reopening-1.5316831

Karl Lohnes: A few easy ways to keep the kids engaged this winter

https://montrealgazette.com/life/homes/karl-lohnes-a-few-easy-ways-to-keep-the-kids-engaged-this-winter

100 Kid-Friendly Easter Jokes That Will Get All Your Little Chicks Giggling

https://parade.com/1165566/marynliles/easter-jokes/

Alberta's Text-4-Hope line building better mental health in the doom-and-gloom, research shows | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-s-text-4-hope-line-building-better-mental-health-in-the-doom-and-gloom-research-shows-1.5921386?cmp=rss

How Herd Immunity Works — And What Stands In Its Way

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/18/967462483/how-herd-immunity-works-and-what-stands-in-its-way

19.02.2021

Canceled due to weather and no Internet

18.02.2021

The first 2 months of Saskatchewan's COVID-19 vaccine rollout, by the numbers

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/covid-19-vaccine-rollout-saskatchewan-1.5917032

Pressure on Trudeau grows as Canada’s world ranking on vaccines slips further

https://globalnews.ca/news/7647625/canada-covid-vaccine-campaign-trudeau/

From the Roots Up

https://highwaterpress.com/product/from-the-roots-up/?fbclid=IwAR2FLla_NYJr2H96fv8nB3jL_qxm5vWRZAPsB2YqYupqID14Btx5DvjgysY

Fauci Awarded $1 Million Israeli Prize For 'Speaking Truth To Power' Amid Pandemic

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/02/15/968059128/fauci-awarded-1-million-israeli-prize-for-speaking-truth-to-power-amid-pandemic

When will life get back to normal? Fauci now says 2022

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/biden-faucis-shifting-timeline-pandemic-explained/story?id=75951232

The Intensifying Race Between Coronavirus Variants And Vaccines

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/12/967432746/the-intensifying-race-between-coronavirus-variants-and-vaccines

Vaccinating Homeless Patients Against COVID-19: 'All Bets Are Off'

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/17/964219973/vaccinating-homeless-patients-against-covid-19-all-bets-are-off

How to Work from Home Without Burning Out

https://time.com/5938403/how-to-work-from-home-without-burnout/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210217+++body&et_rid=21600831

In A Year Without Parades, Mardi Gras In New Orleans Is All About House Floats

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/16/967761058/in-a-year-without-parades-mardi-gras-in-new-orleans-is-all-about-house-floats

17.02.2021

80% of COVID Transmissions Happen Here, Doctor Warns | Eat This Not That

https://www.eatthis.com/news-80-percent-covid-transmissions/

Marked increases in depression, substance use reported by Canadians during pandemic

https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/marked-increases-in-depression-substance-use-reported-by-canadians-during-pandemic

Health officials say the coronavirus will likely become endemic in the next several years. What does that mean?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/02/17/covid-19-likely-become-endemic-experts-say-heres-what-means/4487953001

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