Cyberbullying and COVID-19

Cyberbullying has become an increasingly common and serious issue in recent years largely due to the easy access, and in some cases the anonymity, of digital devices. As children and teens spend more time online during the COVID-19 pandemic to complete virtual schoolwork and keep in touch with friends, cyberbullying may increase as well. Parents, … continue reading


Mindfulness and meditation: Practical tools to reduce stress during COVID19

By Dr. Sabrina A. Stutz, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s As we adjust to many changes to our daily routine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are experiencing an increase in stress, and looking for healthy ways to reduce stress during COVID-19. Mindfulness and meditation have been scientifically proven to reduce stress, anxiety, … continue reading


Breastfeeding during COVID-19

We understand how stressful it can be to navigate life as a new parent. With the added anxiety brought on by COVID-19, we want to share trusted information to breastfeeding mothers who are COVID-19 positive or suspected positive, on whether their milk is still safe and beneficial for their baby. COVID-19 is a new disease … continue reading


Siete maneras para ayudar a los niños sobrellevar la ansiedad debido al coronavirus (COVID-19)

Si la propagación continua del coronavirus (COVID-19) le causa a los adultos ansiedad, estrés e incertidumbre, considere lo difícil que debe ser para los niños. Dependiendo de la edad y su exposición a los medios de comunicación, los niños pueden saber más de lo que los adultos piensan. Aún si no saben, los niños pueden … continue reading


Teaching family values during a time of crisis

By Dr. Nicole Vincent, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s During this unique and emotional time, many parents are juggling health concerns for our families and communities, employment and financial fears, and navigating additional roles we’ve been thrust into — teacher, sports coach and activities coordinator, to name a few. This is no easy task. Despite … continue reading


How to teach kids resilience throughout COVID-19

A week’s worth of activities for parents and children to grow resilience and cope together By Dr. Sheila Modir, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s It is normal to feel anxious or worried about what is to come during this time of uncertainty due to COVID-19. Situations like these can be stressful for everyone in a … continue reading

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