Coronavirus Resources for Families
Self Care for Parents

Resources for Parents to Practice Self Care

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Parenting during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is stressful. Follow these resources on managing stress for parents, and tips to take care of yourself.

What Parents Can Do When They’re Stressed During COVID-19

Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children's provide parents with 7 tips for coping with stress during the pandemic.

Effective Parenting Stress Management

The Center for Effective Parenting has resources on stress management as well as other helpful information for parents.

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID

A parent’s guide to helping your family cope with COVID-19 from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

Supporting Families During COVID-19

Resources from the Child Mind Institute to help families cope with COVID-19.

Parenting and Taking Care of You

A discussion of the importance of taking care of yourself as a parent of a child with special needs.

Self Care for Parents of Young Children

Self care tips from the organization Zero to Three.

PBS: You Are Enough

A friendly reminder to parents that they are enough, and under the pandemic not every day will be perfect.