General Interest

The Little Gnome Who Had to Stay Home – A Story Medicine Tale To Share with Our Children

April 7, 2020

This story was written by Susan Perrow for use with young children (suggested ages 3-5 years) who are required to stay home during the current COVID-19 pandemic, or who have had their freedom severely modified (e.g. perhaps they can attend school but can’t attend special assemblies, festivals, parties or events). The song at the end […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: What to Watch for with Your Children and How to Help

April 2, 2020

Whether it’s a natural disaster, individual family trauma, or as now a pandemic, families can struggle when daily life is thrown upside down due to these events and the stress evades our every action and all our thoughts. Children are not immune to this and even infants and toddlers know that something worrying is happening. […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Infants and Toddlers (Ages 0-2)

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. As parents we often believe that infants and toddlers are immune to what is going on in the wider […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Ages 3-5

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. Children during this age may feel helpless and uncertain about what the danger is or if they are going […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Ages 6-12

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. Children at this age are even more perceptive to absorbing what is being said on the news, on social […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Ages 13+

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. Adolescents are fully able to comprehend the trauma and what is happening with the virus but that does not […]

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Remote Work Tips for Parents:  Get work done from home. Even with young children.

March 16, 2020
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Not home alone? Many workplaces are responding to the recent COVID-19 virus by cancelling events and requiring employees to work remotely. This usually means working from home and, for many parents, this coincides with daycares and schools sending children home for distance learning, or breaks lasting days or weeks.  Parents accustomed to a much higher […]

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Children coping with disaster and helping them heal

March 3, 2020

Our children come to us for insight and understanding about the world, but as their parents, even we struggle to make sense of the devastation of natural disasters and the overwhelming heartbreak they cause. Tornadoes, earthquakes, and hurricanes and more test our ability to comprehend, much less communicate comfort and safety to hurt and affected […]

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