What challenging, uncertain times we are living!
On the global scale we have a pandemic, protests for social justice, and an economic downturn. On the home front we need to isolate for an indefinite time period, with school children at home and many households full to bursting and others far too lonely, and recurrent anxiety about employment and financial security.
How can we not only survive but thrive in these unprecedented and unpredictable times? Can we take advantage of the opportunities while reducing the losses?
This column reflects our Taos Behavioral Health values and offers parenting tips to increase the wellbeing of children, parents and families, by nurturing emotional strengths and social skills. These are times of high emotions, but we may now, more than usual, have the time to reflect, consider and learn. [Read more…] about Parenting in the Summer of 2020: Part I