When we’re faced with challenges, it can be hard to keep a positive outlook. But maintaining a sense of calm and confidence is really important, especially if you’re caring for or working with young children. In fact, in difficult or stressful circumstances, grown-ups play a vital role in modeling to young children how to manage big feelings and work through challenges.
Check in with yourself: What’s one positive thing I can do today?
Then, consider these ideas:
- Take a deep breath.
- Unplug for a little while.
- Spend time talking with a friend.
- Go for a walk.
- Learn something new.
When it comes to learning something new, we’ve got you covered! Check out Everyday Challenges: Helping Families Thrive Through COVID-19 and Beyond with Dr. Stephen Cozza, and the webinars below to get started!