Tag: COVID19

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

two girls looking at books on library
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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How COVID mirrors the torus of change

COVID mirroring Torus of change
The Metaphysics of A Global World in Transition Kelly Nezat and Debra A. Harkins Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.” — Pema Chodron Our world is clearly in crisis, a state of imbalance, dis-ease, and uncertainty....

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