There are many families under quarantine across the United States due to the coronavirus right now and some of these families are struggling to adjust. A lot of families are dealing with stress and to combat that people should take some deep breaths and start creating a plan to ease their stress. This can include exercising or meditation. Talk to your children about any stress or anxiety they may be undergoing during this situation and let them know that you are there for them and will help in any way possible. Finally, make sure to eat healthy and get quality sleep as this is a natural way to help reduce stress.
- With both kids and adults living at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, enduring everyone gets sufficient sleep is particularly important.
- Be particularly vigilant about stressors and how they impact your body and mental state.
- Mistakes will be made. When conflicts occur, use them as teachable moments, apologizing for any untoward action, while acknowledging that everyone is trying and needs to work together now, even more.
“When schools started closing their doors to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, parents nationwide suddenly found themselves trying to home-school their children, work from home and keep everyone fed and clothed while maintaining some semblance of sanity.”