Coronavirus. COVID-19. Social distancing. A short while ago these were obscure, unknown terms. Now our social media feeds are littered with them. We are being inundated with information. And then inundated again, because things change hour to hour. And as they do, we readjust our schedules, our daily routines, our expectations, our plans. The atmosphere is one of uncomfortable uncertainty at best, sheer terror at worst, and most of the time somewhere in between.
Read this bulleted list from PsychologyToday about how to parent right now — how to talk to our kids and help calm their fears. This is a set of short and sweet and pragmatic tips you could print out and hang on your fridge as a reference.