Mental Wellness

Living through a pandemic can be frightening and full of disappointments. Whether it be the abrupt end of attending bricks and mortar school, the uncertainty about whether summer vacations or camps will occur, or learning ways to manage the disorienting feeling of life on pause, such realities can make children feel anxious and dysregulated. Helping children understand their feelings and how to cope is critical during this time. The resources here, provided by The Washington Post, can help parents talk with their children about the novel coronavirus, teach relaxation and mindfulness, and help them navigate this unusual time.