Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues across the US, many schools are in limbo as to whether or not they will reopen for in-person classes this fall.
If schools remain closed, Morin says that some students, especially those with preexisting mental health challenges, may be more susceptible to a psychological and emotional distress.
Morin says it’s important to establish an at-home routine with extracurricular activities such as music, crafts, or sports, and to set goals so that your kids can feel a sense of accomplishment
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I’ve heard several different potential school-year scenarios from my friends who are scattered across the country. Some of them are being told by their districts that kids may be able to attend school a few days a week in the fall. Others are hearing their kids might attend classes virtually — at least at first. And some have heard that schools are likely to open in the fall despite the pandemic.
The idea that schools might not open next fall has many parents worried. While some are worried about practical issues — like daycare — …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy