Our kids are feeling down and as parents we want to make it right. We can’t change the pandemic but there are measures we can take at home to help our children maintain their best mental health as we adjust to our “new normal”.
Having empathy means that you understand and accept how another person is feeling. When we have empathy for our kids, they feel heard and understood. Empathy is not about fixing the situation or solving a problem; it’s about listening to our kids and letting them share their thoughts and feelings. It sounds easy, but many parents have a hard time listening to kids talk without interrupting, correcting or offering suggestions. To be empathic, all you need to do is:
Autism Ontario Coffee Chat - Toronto (Online)
Autism Ontario, in partnership with the Holland Bloorview Social Workers, is pleased to invite you to a virtual support group.
Kerry's Place - Virtual Jam Session - WEBINAR
The Virtual Jam Session is a leisure-based online music group with sessions running on Tuesdays from 6pm-7pm. Jul 28, 2020 to Sep 29, 2020
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