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How to Talk to your Child about School

Now that most of you have had your parent-teacher conferences, you might be feeling inspired to try to talk to your child about school, and their learning. Having these conversations, however, aren’t always as easy as they sound. I often … Continue reading

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Quality Time with your Child- parenting in times of stress

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Ideas for One-One Time with Your Child

You’re probably spending more time with your child than ever before, and this can be exhausting. You’re helping them with their learning during the day, making their meals, etc. It’s a lot. Still, when you get the chance, it is still … Continue reading

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NUH- Self-Care Tips for Parents

 

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Repost: 3 self-care tips for parents during COVID-19 | UNICEF

As a parent, it is so important that you take care of yourself, and your own mental health, during these unusual and often stressful times. Unicef has put together 3 self-care tips for parents to keep in mind during the … Continue reading

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The Importance of an Appropriate Bedtime

During lockdown I have had many questions from parents regarding their child’s sleep schedule. It seems that since children are getting up later, many of them are going to bed later as well. Although this makes sense in general, some … Continue reading

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Screentime during Lockdown

Lots of parents have voiced concerns regarding the increase of screen time throughout the pandemic. In general, of course we would all prefer for children to spend less time on their screens, and more time playing outside with their friends. … Continue reading

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UNICEF Kid’s Video Diaries on Life During Lockdown

It can be fulfilling and validating to know that children all over the world are having similar experiences during these strange and ever-changing times. You might therefore enjoy watching the Video Diaries that UNICEF has posted with your child/ren. Your children … Continue reading

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Safeguarding your Child’s Mental Health Article

I would like to share with you another useful resource. This article talks about the following topics: How to help a child that feels anxious about Coronavirus How to help a child that’s feeling low or depressed during lockdown Dealing with … Continue reading

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Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19

I found this to be a very interesting article with lots of practical, simple ideas for parents and caregivers to consider as they help their children cope with all the changes and challenges around them during the ongoing restrictions caused … Continue reading

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