Tools for your child’s mental health during the pandemic

Cooking a meal for the family to enjoy can be rewarding for children looking for ways to be helpful and productive. BY MANUEL JIMENEZ, YVETTE LARIOS, ROSALINDA RAMIREZ AND MIA DIGIOVANNI Special to the Journal It is a volatile time for the economy and our society. Imagine trying to comprehend today’s events as a child or young adult who does not remember or was not alive for 9/11 or the Great Recession. College seniors were going to be graduating into the strongest job market in over 50 years, and now the future for the Class of 2020 is uncertain. No matter what age your child is, it is likely that they have felt the full range of emotions in the past few weeks. Confusion on why they are unable to see their friends. Sadness from having to cancel a birthday party. The excitement from getting to sleep in. Mourning […]

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