As families grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, parents and children alike are being confronted with a number of emotions. Some emotions may be positive – such as a child being excited that their big brother is home from college. Other feelings may be negative – such as an adolescent feeling angry that they are not allowed to go to their friend’s house due to parental concerns about health. Regardless of the feeling, we can attend to children’s emotional well-being.
The idea of emotional well-being recognizes that our emotional experiences are important and influence other aspects of our lives. Below are several tips with examples of how we can help foster children and adolescents’ emotional well-being during this challenging time.
Read more at: https://www.apa.org/topics/covid-19/parenting-caregiving/childrens-emotional-well-being.pdf