Our lives have dramatically changed in the last few months. Sometimes, it seems as if life will never be normal again, but in some ways that might be a good thing. Connecting with your kids during Covid-19 may seem daunting but these helpful tips will make it easy.
Because many people are spending extra time at home, there are more opportunities to reconnect with our spouses and children that may not have been available otherwise.
Here are some great ways you can connect with your kids during Covid-19 and strengthen your parent/child connection at home:
Stress is prominent and at times, unavoidable. Teaching our kids how to effectively deal with stress and become more mindful in their own lives will benefit them for years to come.
Mindfulness is the practice of bringing focus back to our bodies and breath and being present in the moment.
Teaching mindfulness can help children become:
Try these activities at home to connect with kids during Covid-19:
Spending time outside helps to boost your mood, strengthens your immune system, and reduces stress, all of these are important as we battle the stress of living during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Create your own obstacle courses. With the rise in popularity of shows such as American Ninja Warrior there are a plethora of ideas for fun outdoor activities such as climbing, jumping and running. Get creative and make your own ninja course. For tips on creating your own course click HERE
Finding new ways to connect with your children during Covid-19 can help boost creativity and encourage them to use their imagination. Here are some great indoor activities you can try:
When we take the time to build on what we’ve been given, we can experience some amazing results. These activities are sure to help you reconnect with your children and make memories that will last a lifetime.
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