Tag: covid

Should you worry about your children and schooling during the COVID19 pandemic?

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I’ve been a child developmental psychologist for over 20+ years. Here’s my opinion on children and school. Children will have a similar experience in school or out as COVID runs its course. School is NOT in any way, shape, or form the same right now whether you’re “in the classroom” or not. I know parents want their kids back to school but “school” is not school right now and it just can’t be. Children will be fine! Enjoy the time you have with them as much as possible. What they most need is parents who are alive, parents who are not mourning the loss of their parents and siblings’ deaths,...

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Global consciousness rising in midst of COVID trauma

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Responding to the needs of a troubled planet by Debra A. Harkins and Kelly Nezat Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. -Leonard Cohen In the darkest of days, the darkest of times, the darkest of pain, the light pushes through the cracks of an oppressive hegemonic system. We don’t get to choose the times and the events in our lives but we do get to choose how we engage them. In the darkest of times, the lights that still shine, shine even brighter as possibilities that were once hidden in the noise...

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