As scary as the pandemic is for us, it can be even scarier for children who don’t understand why there have been so many changes in their lives. Photo: ShutterstockAs scary as the pandemic is for us, it can be even scarier for children who don’t understand why there have been so many changes in their lives. Photo: Shutterstock
As scary as the pandemic is for us, it can be even scarier for children who don’t understand why there have been so many changes in their lives. Photo: Shutterstock

How to support your child during Covid-19 – they don’t understand why it feels like their world is ending

  • Children thrive on routine – understanding what’s coming next. And none of us know that at the moment. This can be especially frightening for young people
  • Techniques to help them cope with the pandemic include meditation, rating the intensity of their emotions, and positive reinforcement when they face their fears

Topic |   Wellness
As scary as the pandemic is for us, it can be even scarier for children who don’t understand why there have been so many changes in their lives. Photo: ShutterstockAs scary as the pandemic is for us, it can be even scarier for children who don’t understand why there have been so many changes in their lives. Photo: Shutterstock
As scary as the pandemic is for us, it can be even scarier for children who don’t understand why there have been so many changes in their lives. Photo: Shutterstock
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