For the next several weeks we will be sharing free resources, tools and webinars from Conscious Discipline. Below you will find an article providing five helpful tips for families in response to COVID-19.
COVID-19: Five Helpful Responses for Families By Becky Bailey
For 20+ years, “We’re all in this together,” has been a core tenet of Conscious Discipline. It seems ironic that a virus that requires social distancing to slow its spread has drawn our attention to how intimately connected we truly are as friends, neighbors, communities and nations. Now more than ever, safety and active calming have become mission-critical for families everywhere. Regardless of how many years we’ve been developing our own social emotional toolset, it’s difficult to help a child co-regulate when we feel anxious ourselves!
Kids don’t say, “Beloved parent, I’m having difficulty in my daily life. I don’t fully understand what’s happening, I miss my friends, I’m afraid someone I know is going to die and it feels like life will never be normal again.” Instead, they throw tantrums, become clingy, sulk, backtalk, refuse to do anything you ask, wet the bed, pick fights with siblings and suddenly forget how to do basic tasks they mastered years ago. Read More HERE . . .
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