How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus


From The New York Times: “Try to maintain a routine as much as you possibly can. Rebecca Kanthor, a Shanghai-based reporter, wrote a piece for us about what life is like under coronavirus quarantine in China. In addition to keeping a routine, experts recommend making sure your kids get enough exercise. Matloff suggested having your kids keep a quarantine journal, where they can write or draw their thoughts and experiences, which can help keep them occupied and process their anxiety.

Finally, several experts recommended that you try to enjoy the time together as much as you can, without losing your mind. ‘With few distractions, I’m reminded how much I should cherish these moments together,’ Kanthor wrote. ‘I will, I promise — after I’m done hiding out in the bathroom.'”

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