Back-to-school jitters are normal every fall, but as families prepare for the beginning of the2021-2022 school year, these typical worries are colliding with fresh uncertainties about theongoing COVID-19 pandemic, leaving children and parents more anxious than usual. Returningto school as the pandemic stretches on may… Read More »Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID
As we teeter on a fence, on one side tightening restrictions and on the other things loosening and a push to “go back to normal,” many people are feeling increased anxiety and, with it, increased confusion about how to cope and how they “should“ feel.
This holiday season comes with a slew of new stressors we have not had to address before. There are a number of families out there who decided to “skip Thanksgiving so that we can be together at Christmas.” But as cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to… Read More »Holidays 2020 Style: How to Enjoy the Holidays During a Pandemic
Juggling kids’ lessons and homework as well as your own work can be overwhelming. Due to COVID-19, students from kindergarten to college have been forced to swap smartboards for Zoom, much to the chagrin of parents now forced to step in as surrogate teachers. For… Read More »How To Best Support Your Child As They Take On Learning From Home
The Covid-19 quarantine may have started as an opportunity to slow down, to reconnect, and to spend quality time with family. Perhaps it has also been a time to focus on things that previously time had not allowed. But with no end in sight, life… Read More »The Quarantine Struggle is REAL….