If our children think they are all we have, and that they are responsible for how happy we are, then they will be unable to leave, be independent and flourish in the world.
Lockdown life has placed some serious limitations on our ability to purchase/receive resources to keep our children busy but there are still things we can do and games we can play to put a positive spin on confinement.
The question that we were asking pre-COVID remains, only with increased urgency: in theses extraordinary times, whose job is it to support the children and families who are in desperate need?
The idea is to avert your attention away from what is stressing you and focus in on your physical environment to help calm your fear centre in the brain.
Did you know our most memorable memories are those that were the best and/or worst moments of a day and how an activity or day ends? Not its length!