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Helping Children Get Used to the Idea of Wearing Masks in Public

            Because of the current health crisis, it is a common place to see people wearing face masks in public.  While wearing these masks is an important part of curbing the spread of infection and disease, your child may feel uncomfortable with the idea of wearing face masks when they go outside. Younger children, especially may …

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Single Parenting in Unprecedented Times

Many families have been under tremendous stress and changes since the beginning of this pandemic. However, for single parents, the sudden change of having to adjust has been overwhelming and taxing on them mentally, physically and emotionally. From getting through the day to day life under quarantine while juggling working from home, remote learning, and …

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Impact of Parents Fighting in Front of Their Children

Everyday life is changing, and children may be struggling with significant adjustments to their routines which could Conflict is a natural part of cohabitation with a spouse or romantic partner. Especially during these stressful times, it is normal and healthy to have verbal disagreements with your loved ones when these disagreements are peacefully resolved. However, …

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Understanding Children and Their Emotional Well-Being

Everyday life is changing, and children may be struggling with significant adjustments to their routines which could interfere with their sense of structure and security. Young people, including infants and toddlers are observers of people and their environments. They notice and respond to stress in their parents and other caregivers. It is important to keep …

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