Parents

Heart

New: Parenting in Hard Times Infographics

10 Things to keep in mind

parenting-under-stress


Saying Goodbye

Help with the new ‘kiss and go’ drop off on the return to school.

When Saying Goodbye is Hard


Relationship, Room, and Rest for the Cooped-Up Adolescent

A brief article by Darlene Denis-Friske on helping adolescents cope with the emotional impact of the pandemic.

Helping Adolescents with Big Emotions


Parenting Tips Videos w/ Amanda Broadway

A home learning video library series that shows how to create calming spaces, stress reduction strategies, and other useful strategies to build skills needed for social emotional well-being.

Home Learning Video Series


Parenting During Coronavirus: You are Enough

Also on this website: How to de-stress with young kids.

Parenting during Coronavirus


EASE at home

Everyday Anxiety Strategies for Educators – at home offers helpful tips to parents.

EASE


Virtual Story Time at the Vancouver Public Library

Virtual Story Time


Online Read-aloud, Story Time, & Sing-alongs


Child & Youth Mental Health Supports

BC Government Website


Take the Learning Outside

Celebrate 50 years of Earth Days or just delve into some of these outside learning activities & games with your kids. Lots of fun!

Kbee.ca

Mind

New: Telus Wise Parents Online Workshop

Online workshop offers tips on navigating screen time, parental controls, gaming, social media platforms, sexting and cyberbullying.

 Supporting Youth in Our Digital World


New: Stigma-Free Zone Youth & Teen Wellness Toolkits & Parent Resources

The Stigma-Free COVID-19  Wellness Toolkit website has inspiring stories, resources, & activities all in 1 place.

Stigma-Free Wellness Toolkit for Youth & Teens & Parent Resources


Play in Crisis: Support for Parents and Carers

IPA-Play-in-Crisis-Booklet-for-parents-and-carers-2020


Returning to School

A plan to lower anxiety for returning to school.

Lowering anxiety in the return to school


BC Ministry of Education FAQ about Return to School

Frequently asked questions about the continuity of learning in K-12 schools. FAQs also available in many languages: Chinese, French, Farsi, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish.

FAQ on Continuity of Learning K-12

BC Ministry of Education Keep Learning Website

Resources to support learning from home, everyday activities, keeping healthy.

Openschool.ca


That Discomfort You Are Feeling is Grief

HBR.org


Talking to Children About COVID-19

keltymentalhealth.ca


Explaining COVID-19 to Young Children: Hello I am a Virus

View PDF


Supporting Teens and Young Adults during Coronavirus

childmind.org


Bounce Back BC

Free skill building program designed for youth & adults to manage low mood, stress & worry.

bouncebackbc.ca/


Body

New: Fun Kids’ Play

Why nature is so good for kids, especially now. 39 fun ways kids can play outside.

39 ways to play outside


Keeping Active

How to keep yourself and your kids active during this time of physical distancing.

www.rte.ie


5 Minute Movement Break

A great way to take a body break!

www.youtube.com


How to Stay Active

During a time of isolation from the World Health Organization (WHO)

www.euro.who.int


BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

bc.thrive.health


FN Health Authority

First Nations information, resources, supports latest news and Public Health messages on COVID-19 mental health and wellness.

FN Health Authority