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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#8)

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Please visit our Facebook Page, Youth Voices Today, to hear youth voices talking about their experiences during COVID-19.

24.05.2020

Anthony Fauci: 'Now Is The Time ... To Care Selflessly About One Another'

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/23/861500804/anthony-fauci-now-is-the-time-to-care-selflessly-about-one-another?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprblogscoronavirusliveupdates

New support group supports its community

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/new-support-group-supports-its-community

What I Learned From Writing Letters To Strangers Across America

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/24/857982067/what-i-learned-from-writing-letters-to-strangers-across-america

From Camping To Dining Out: Here's How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/23/861325631/from-camping-to-dining-out-heres-how-experts-rate-the-risks-of-14-summer-activit

Is it safe to see friends if we stay outside?

https://globalnews.ca/news/6973246/coronavirus-outside-visits/

Nature as Stress Relief for Kids | Parenting Tips & Advice | PBS KIDS for Parents

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/nature-as-stress-relief-for-kids

4 ways to protect your mental health in lockdown

https://www.tes.com/news/4-ways-protect-your-mental-health-lockdown

Here's How To Have An Amazing Kindergarten Graduation Celebration In Quarantine

https://www.romper.com/p/10-kindergarten-graduation-celebration-ideas-for-quarantine-22928520

Coronavirus pandemic inspires junior high students to create art

https://www.chicoer.com/2020/05/24/coronavirus-pandemic-inspires-junior-high-students-to-create-art/

Ahead Of Eid, India's Muslim Clerics Urge Celebrating At Home, Donating To Charity

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/23/860931289/ahead-of-eid-indias-muslim-clerics-urge-celebrating-at-home-donating-to-charity?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprblogscoronavirusliveupdates

4 Surprising Silver Linings to COVID-19

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/348851

'The elephant in the room' puts spotlight on mental health during pandemic

https://www.simcoe.com/community-story/9992305--the-elephant-in-the-room-puts-spotlight-on-mental-health-during-pandemic/?utm_campaign_id=

Knowledge, expertise and hope can spread just as quickly as a virus

https://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/opinion-mark-sakamoto-learning-during-covid-crisis-1.5559452

23.05.2020

Youths report feeling sad, afraid of novel coronavirus during pandemic: survey - The Pipestone Flyer

https://www.pipestoneflyer.ca/life/youths-report-feeling-sad-afraid-of-novel-coronavirus-during-pandemic-survey/

How to help children with ADHD thrive in a virtual schoolhouse

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/23/health/online-school-children-adhd-coronavirus-wellness/Giving Back: How You Can Help Seniors, Hospital Staff, Neighbors and More https://flipboard.com/@mashable/giving-back-how-you-can-help-seniors-hospital-staff-neighbors-and-more-8rhg0f7787t5vjok

Restaurant, gym guidelines laid out for Phase 3 of Sask. reopening plan

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/restaurant-gym-guidelines-phase-3-saskatchewan-reopening-plan-1.5581833

5 best-selling books to give college grads this year, according to a psychotherapist

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/23/5-best-selling-books-college-grads-need-to-read-according-to-therapist.html

Backyard Camping Is Our New Summer Go-To Activity

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/parenting/g32577278/fun-backyard-camping-ideas/

Cowessess residents to access healthcare from their homes

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/cowessess-residents-to-access-healthcare-from-their-homes

COMMENTARY: Why do people cheat at social distancing?

https://globalnews.ca/news/6969090/coronavirus-social-distancing-2/

Pandemic Makes Evident 'Grotesque' Gender Inequality In Household Work

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/21/860091230/pandemic-makes-evident-grotesque-gender-inequality-in-household-work

A Dose of Sugar From POPSUGAR https://flipboard.com/@popsugar/a-dose-of-sugar-from-popsugar-o762bq3v42duc24r

Interpreters Launch Videos to Teach Sign Language Basics

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/north-dakota/articles/2020-05-23/interpreters-launch-videos-to-teach-sign-language-basics

Hand Sanitizer and Masks: More Covid-19 Questions From Readers

https://undark.org/2020/05/23/face-masks-hand-sanitizer-covid-19-coronavirus/

22.05.2020

How to Practice Gratitude During Difficult Times

https://theeverygirl.com/how-to-practice-gratitude-during-difficult-times/

A Mud Kitchen Is the Must-Have Backyard Toy for Kids

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/kids-mud-kitchen-backyard-must-have/

Fatherless Dad Starts YouTube Channel to Teach Basic Skills

https://redtri.com/dad-how-do-i-youtube-videos/

20 Fun and Easy Summer Crafts for Kids

https://www.purewow.com/family/summer-crafts-for-kids

Put Your Kids' Imaginations to the Test With These 12 Crafts Using Cardboard Boxes

https://www.popsugar.com/family/things-kids-can-do-with-cardboard-boxes-47492789

Parenting In The Time Of COVID 

https://flipboard.com/@popsugar/parenting-in-the-time-of-covid-nvlvhtuebgfsnb8b

Gender Digital Divide: Online Learning a Daily Struggle for Many Girls

https://msmagazine.com/2020/05/21/gender-digital-divide-online-learning-a-daily-struggle-for-many-girls/

Teachers launch a free ebook to help children cope with the pandemic

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/05/lego-teachers-ebook-school-closure-children-covid-19/

Amazon is offering over 250 Scooby Doo eBooks for FREE right now

https://9to5toys.com/2020/05/22/free-scooby-doo-books/

Sask. top doctor agrees people should wear masks when physical distance isn't possible

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-top-doc-agrees-with-feds-masks-non-medical-1.5578389

Coronavirus: Here’s how germs are spread and where you’re most likely to catch them

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/05/coronavirus-covid19-exposure-risk-catching-virus-germs/

John Krasinski’s 'Some Good News' was more than just a show — it was a life raft

https://mashable.com/article/john-krasinski-some-good-news-quarantine-coronavirus-pandemic/

Is It Safe To Go To The Pool During The Pandemic?

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/05/9832688/is-swimming-pool-safe

21.05.2020

Why TIME Devoted an Issue to the Impact of the Pandemic on the Next Generation

https://time.com/5840196/pandemic-next-generation-time/

How COVID-19 Will Shape the Class of 2020 For the Rest of Their Lives

https://time.com/5839765/college-graduation-2020/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200521&xid=newsletter-brief

All-Girl Robotics Team In Afghanistan Works On Low-Cost Ventilator ... With Car Parts

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/05/21/858087604/all-girl-robotics-team-in-afghanistan-works-on-low-cost-ventilator-with-car-part

The importance of student mental health days explained in 7 minutes

https://pk.mashable.com/mental-health/3262/the-importance-of-student-mental-health-days-explained-in-7-minutes

What A Psychiatrist Recommends If You're Feeling Pandemic Depression

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/depression-during-quarantine

Camps in Sask. cancelling, adapting due to COVID-19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-summer-camps-2020-1.5576276

The dog park is open again. Should you use it?

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/coronavirus-dogs-off-leash-risk-1.5576183

Everything you need to know about face masks

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/05/20/everything-you-need-to-know-about-face-masks.html?utm_campaign_id=

10 easy ways to add mindfulness to your kid’s day

https://www.todaysparent.com/kids/kids-health/mindfulness-for-kids-easy/

What We Lose When We Hide Our Smiles Behind a Mask

https://time.com/5840192/mask-smiling-coronavirus/

A Doctor Explains What You Should Know Before Visiting A Park This Summer

https://www.bustle.com/p/is-it-safe-to-visit-parks-heres-a-doctors-take-22917613

The 12 Best Travel Books for Kids of 2020

https://www.tripsavvy.com/best-travel-books-for-kids-4845051

Canadian stars to appear in ‘Unsinkable Youth’ to support Kids Help Phone - Maple Ridge News

https://www.mapleridgenews.com/entertainment/canadian-stars-to-appear-in-unsinkable-youth-to-support-kids-help-phone/

20.05.2020

This Is What Phone Addiction Looks Like for Teens and How Parents Can Help

https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/teenagers/teen-talk/teen-phone-addiction/

Make A Time Capsule for COVID-19, Saskatchewan

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/time-capsule-covid-19-cbc-saskatchewan-1.5575877 

What To Say When A Friend Is Struggling

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/18/858304790/what-to-say-when-a-friend-is-struggling

Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

https://apple.news/A4BVDrHO6T-qgUsCT_6bP_A

The biologist whose advice went viral tells us what to do next

https://apple.news/A4sC-3qaqR6O0fsto2I9Fsg

Thrive List

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/morning-routine-rituals-healthy-habits-happy-productive-day/?utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer8832c&utm_medium=Arianna&utm_source=LinkedIn 

Council Post: Three Simple Ways To Strengthen Your Brain For Optimal Performance In Any Disruption

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2020/05/19/three-simple-ways-to-strengthen-your-brain-for-optimal-performance-in-any-disruption/

13 Healthy Habits That Can Help Prevent Stress Eating at Home

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/diet-nutrition/a32474942/how-to-stop-stress-eating/

Council Post: Why Your Hobbies Make You A Better Problem-Solver

https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2020/05/20/why-your-hobbies-make-you-a-better-problem-solver/

Mental health problems a growing issue for European teens: WHO

https://www.dw.com/en/mental-health-problems-a-growing-issue-for-european-teens-who/a-53503149

Kenneth Cole on Launching The Mental Health Coalition to Provide Support During the Coronavirus Pandemic

https://www.vogue.com/article/kenneth-cole-mental-health-coalition

Got 5 minutes? Use them to work up a quick sweat while working from home

https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/news/a32609740/short-bursts-of-exercise-benefits-study/

Op-Ed: COVID-19 is affecting our collective mental health. These resources can help

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-05-20/mental-health-coronavirus-covid

You Actually Can Ignore Your Kids' Constant Fighting During Quarantine, Experts Say

https://www.romper.com/p/kids-fighting-during-quarantine-is-to-be-expected-experts-say-22910305

How To Keep Babies Busy In Lockdown, Even Just For 10 Minutes

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/how-to-keep-babies-busy-in-lockdown-even-just-for-10-minutes_uk_5ec3b2cac5b68f0efca08c18

At-Home Family Night Activities You Haven't Thought of Yet

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/842477/family-fun-night-ideas-for-families/

10 Sneaky Ways Your Coronavirus Anxiety Is Coming Out

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/sneaky-ways-coronavirus-anxiety-coming-out_l_5ec2feadc5b6cb36f3f2f05a

It's Not Just You. There's A Reason Kids Are Clingy Right Now.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/children-clinginess-separation-anxiety-covid-19_l_5ec42f8bc5b66aed0c277db7

‘Make Peace With Discomfort,’ Says Oprah - Time To Find Courage And Lead Bravely

https://www.forbes.com/sites/margiewarrell/2020/05/20/ten-acts-of-courage-leadership/

19.05.2020

Why kids love building forts — and why experts say they might need them more than ever

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/05/18/why-kids-love-building-forts-why-experts-say-they-might-need-them-more-than-ever/?es_p=11827805

Olaf Sings “I Am with You” While Social Distancing

https://redtri.com/frozen-olaf-josh-gad-i-am-with-you-social-distancing/

Creative SK Teachers for Distance Learning

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-teachers-get-creative-with-distance-learning-1.5572969

Scientists pin down a link between happiness and 1 daily activity

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/new-experiences-shape-mood-study

18.05.2020

An Illustrated Guide To Showing Up For Yourself

https://www.npr.org/2020/05/14/856152729/an-illustrated-guide-to-showing-up-for-yourself

COMIC: A Lost Boy, A Snake Bite, A Lesson In Resilience

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/05/17/854937429/comic-a-lost-boy-a-snake-bite-a-lesson-in-resilience

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Virtual Choir - You Will Be Found

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-jZZeOuog0&feature=emb_logo 

The Best Commencement Speeches Of 2020

https://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2020/05/16/the-best-commencement-speeches-of-2020/?crl8_id=880bff23-eebe-4c4d-b82f-5c3049ffb804

Can you visit family and friends? Here’s a breakdown of the rules by province

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/can-you-visit-family-and-friends-here-s-a-breakdown-of-the-rules-by-province-1.4943530?taid=5ec1c588f407d2000169e356

Canada is slowly reopening — and new research reveals where you're most at risk of COVID-19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/coronavirus-canada-spread-risk-covid-1.5572505

Saskatchewan Reopen Plan

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/phase-2-saskatchewan-reopen-plan-1.5568553 

"I'm Bored!"—9 Boredom-busters for Any Age Group

https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/boredom-busters

Sad and Glad Yoga Helps Kids Work Through Their Emotions During These Rollercoaster Days

https://apple.news/ADeuylb_ERN6DG-bFVwWuXQ

Helping Young People Gain Resilience During the Pandemic

https://health.usnews.com/wellness/for-parents/articles/helping-young-people-gain-resilience-during-the-pandemic

Nine Ways to End This Crazy School Year Strong

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2020/05/four_ways_to_end_this_crazy_school_year_strong.html

How to Set Up Your Kid’s Virtual Work/Play Space

https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-set-up-kids-virtual-work-space

Experiment shows the danger of common face mask mistake

https://au.news.yahoo.com/experiment-highlights-common-face-mask-mistake-034004099.html

Washing your hands is better than disposable gloves for preventing COVID-19 spread, Public Health says

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/disposable-gloves-phac-covid-19-mcdonalds-tim-hortons-starbucks-1.5572228

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