Over at Common Sense, we’ve been talking with experts from the field of medicine and psychology who can help put the quarantine and Covid-19 in a bit of perspective for all of us who are struggling with parenting during the pandemic.
Tomorrow morning, we will be talking with Lisa Damour and Cara Natterson, both of whom are doctors who have been intently focused on helping kids through this crisis.
Making Room for Uncomfortable Emotions
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10 a.m. PDT / 1 p.m. EDT
Special guests Lisa Damour, New York Times columnist and author of Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood and Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls, and Cara Natterson, pediatrician, go-to puberty expert, and author of The Care and Keeping of You series, for a conversation about how parents can support both the emotional and medical needs of kids as we shelter in place.We’ll outline how to help your child (and you!) bear some of the unpleasantness of right now, and leverage these difficult moments to build coping skills that are protective over time. Join us for this informative 45-minute chat.
Here is an archive of conversations we have been having since late March. Experts include Anya Kamenetz, Laurie Santos and the sessions are segmented into age groupings.