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Here are 8 ways you can help children manage stress caused by the pandemic.

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Dealing with the fear, uncertainty and changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic not only causes stress and anxiety in adults. Kids feel the effects of their changing world as well and may also be stressed or worried. This video includes a few things you can do as a parent to help reduce stress in your children.

This includes:
  • Try to maintain a regular routine
  • Include daily:
    • Learning
    • Healthy meals
    • Exercise
    • Creativity
    • Free time
  • Plan age-appropriate activities
  • Encourage time outside
  • Connect with family and friends
  • Limit exposure to media
  • Listen to worries and concerns
  • Assure you will get through this together

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