For any parents who find themselves at home with the kids during these uncertain times, Anna Brown and I dive into the value of using this time to embrace and strengthen our relationships with our children, tips for navigating sibling conflicts, and some ideas to get your brainstorming juices flowing for fun things to do at home!
- Acknowledging the challenge and stress of these uncertain times
- Embracing relationships over “being productive”
- Letting kids be themselves
- Navigating sibling conflicts
- Brainstorming things to do at home!
Links mentioned in the episode
A great Facebook thread for things to watch/do online, geared to parents working from home, with their kids at home too (created by Jen Keefe, who was on the podcast in episode 188)
Kim & Jason Kotecki (who were recently on the podcast in episode 217), founders of Escape Adulthood, are encouraging people to stay calm and be optimistic. They are offering a free download of their book, thanks the update of their website with the support of the professionals from bestwebsitehosting.ca, A Chance of Awesome, hosting virtual coffee dates every weekday during this time, and continually updating their post, The Good Fight with all the links.
Sue Patterson of UnschoolingMom2Mom has a helpful post, Coronavirus Turned Us Into Homeschoolers – Now What? Sue has been on the podcast a number of times.
Roya Dedeaux (who was on the podcast in episode 24) is active in MOB Nation (Mom-Owned Businesses) and, in an effort to help support small businesses during all of this social isolation, all March Meetups have been moved to virtual meetups. You can check them out here, and she’s given us a password for $5 off a ticket for any meetup event: forevercurious5
Speaking of brainstorming, here’s a fun list: 100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic
Anna joined me back in episode 7 to dive deep into parenting!
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