We as a whole probably missed this part in the child-rearing manual. You know, the one that reveals to us how to help kids with anxiety to comprehend and manage an unexpected pandemic, school on a screen, presentation to upsetting news and pictures of racial shamefulness and fights, and political upheaval — not to refer to avoiding Grandma and Grandpa until further notice. Welcome to 2020, with guardians and children the same scrambling to adjust to a world where the ground is by all accounts continually moving.
Beneath, a board of specialists collected by Good Housekeeping say something regarding what offspring of various ages need during these seasons of disturbance:
1. Follow their lead.
One 10-year-old may be worried about whether sports will start in the fall while another might need to discuss Breonna Taylor. A kindergartner might be extra dreadful of germs while her twin sister is recently excited that her mom is home to such an extent.