Even though we know you are all hugging your little ones a little closer right now, the day-to-day pressures of keeping it all together and the kids occupied are real. Here are some ways to keep your children busy and to cope during this challenging time.
Massachusetts Coronavirus Resources
one tough job is closely monitoring the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Below is a list of carefully selected, up-to-date resources for Massachusetts parents. For the latest updates on Coronavirus or the flu, please visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website or the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website.
Mass.gov Coronavirus Updates - regularly updated
City of Boston Coronavirus Updates - regularly updated
NBC Boston Coronavirus Coverage - regularly updated
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It is important for your child to be aware of what is going on in the world, but certain events can promote feelings of helplessness among children of all ages. It is not realistic or healthy that we should try to cut our children off entirely from what is shown in the news, on social media, or in everyday life. However, by maintaining consistent and honest lines of communication with your child, you can help to protect their belief that they can have a positive effect in their community and the world.