COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives in a very short time, including the way we parent. With schools and businesses shut down and physical distancing measures in place, many parents are staying home to care for their children and work at the same time. Some parents are also homeschooling their children.
Staying at home, juggling multiple responsibilities and trying to find ways to keep children occupied and entertained all day long can be stressful, but it can also provide an opportunity for families to bond and spend quality time together. It might be the perfect time to tackle a project around the house together, or show your children how to bake that recipe that you never seemed to have time for.
Here at the BC Council for Families, we’ve been compiling current articles, tipsheets and other resources to help strengthen and support your family during this difficult time, and here are a few very helpful ones we recommend.