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Tips and Tricks for Managing Quarantine and Re-Entry

Tips and Tricks for Managing Quarantine and Re-Entry

The Omicron variant has invaded so many households, schools and the world, causing many to quarantine, once again. Quarantining can feel like a set back and another major blow, especially now as we’re almost two years into the pandemic. Once again, many parents are faced with the stress of caring for their child, taking care of the household, and working. The uncertainty and disruption causes riptides of emotions. Here are a few ideas that help make what feels impossible more manageable.

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Tips for Talking to Kids About Traumatic Events Without Added Fear and Anxiety

Tips for Talking to Kids About Traumatic Events Without Added Fear and Anxiety

Social media (Instagram, TikTok, Reddit, Twitter, and on and on) and 24-hour news provides a constant source of unending information that can spread like wildfire. Shielding your child from news and information is not an option. What’s a parent to do? Don’t be afraid of starting conversations about hard topics. These conversations are a must. Keep the lines of communication open. Calm and Connection are the key!

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Tips for Stress-Free Family Time

Tips for Stress-Free Family Time

In the book The Invisible Riptide, Stella talks about the emotional current of the world and learned that meant that her brain can feel the riptide of those around her. She also learned that paying attention to what’s going on in her body helps her understand what feelings she’s experiencing. Using these concepts can help you and your family have a lower stress, more enjoyable holiday break!!!

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Toys, Toys, Toys

Toys, Toys, Toys

All of the up-to- date neuroscience shows the importance of connection, rhythm and movement. Kids love rituals and routines. Set aside special time for game night, play time, or books. Kids LOVE getting your undivided attention and choosing activities. You’ll be amazed at how something so small can go so far. Toys, books, and games bring our children’s brains what they need and promote true growth, resilience and happiness—connection!

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