Strategies for Staying Calm
Watch the following Youtube video from the Child Mind Institute that provides tips for parents on how to help their children and themselves stay calm during these troubling times. Then answer a few follow up questions and earn 1 hour of Mariner family service (to be awarded by the school office).
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Three strategies are given for staying calm in the video. Select the correct three below.
Keep a sense of perspective.
Stay informed of all breaking news across the nation.
Engage in solution focused thinking.
Balance practicality with mindful acceptance.
Plan out what you will do for the next 3 weeks.
Mindful Acceptance means focusing on things we can control. Click on the things you can control as a parent.
How long social distancing will last
How many have contracted COVID 19 in our nation and our state.
Connecting to family & friends through technology
What products are available at the store
Bed times for children & ourselves
Keeping a sense of perspective can include which of the following.
Knowing other people we can turn to and lean on for support.
Knowing we are safe.
Knowing God is with us every moment of every day.
All of the above.
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