Social relationships and affection from parents are key to a child's healthy development. These resources provide guidance on family activity ideas and staying connected while practicing social distancing.
Helpful tips for hard conversations, written by Rachel Lawton, PhD of Cincinnati Children’s Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology.
Guidelines on how to conduct a family meeting to effectively discuss family related concerns.
Zero to Three suggests ways for parents to answer questions about masks.
Zero to Three answers parenting questions about social development, screen time, and more.
A comic book for children and teens about the coronavirus, provided by NPR.
An article from Psychology Today on how parents can talk to teens and young adults about social distancing.
Strategies on how to help young children cope with distress following a crisis.
A guide from the Centers for Disease Control with positive parenting tips for caregivers of children 0-18 .
CDC recommendations for talking to your child to promote listening and bonding.
A toolkit for parents of young children (infancy-Kindergarten) that provides strategies to foster learning, physical health, and emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis
An article from Motherly describing the importance of parent affection in children's emotional development.
A video toolkit from Ready Rosie with ideas for fun and active family time.
A guide to help parents of 0- to 3-year-olds nurture development through play.
A guide and video from Harvard University's Center on the Developing Child with strategies for parents to positively interact with their child and boost brain development
An article on strategies parents can use to reduce sibling rivalry and conflict within the home