WONDERING HOW TO TALK TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT CORONAVIRUS?
Schools are closing, family vacations are being postponed and sports games are being canceled. While this viral pandemic may feel overwhelming as an adult, imagine how it feels for a child. As the news cycles and daily adult conversations continue to revolve around the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, parents are encouraged to check in regularly with their kids to see how they’re processing information they’ve heard and coping with the many changes occurring around them, says Enduring Hearts Scientific Advisory Committee Member Melissa Cousino, Ph.D, a pediatric psychologist at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.