Month: March 2020

One Way to Build Empathy With Parents You Work With

When parents feel supported, they can begin to offload and detect patterns in their behavior. As this happens, they can become receptive to change and new behaviors and have a higher chance of making new habits stick. It all starts with empathy. Hand in Hand’s Robin Setchko shows you how you can use one Hand

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Coping Well During Covid

“Back yourself.” Those words were Patty Wipfler’s warm call to parents trying to cope during Covid-19.  Patty went Live on the Hand in Hand Parenting Facebook page to talk about coping well during the coronavirus crisis, and as expected, her words offered comfort, strength and total trust in a parent’s ability to cope well. She

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This is how I responded to my daughter’s fears about Covid

Talking to your Child about Covid My eight-year-old daughter came home from school this week asking if she was going to catch Covid. Her school Principal had spoken to her class about Coronavirus and the new procedures they were putting in place for children to wash their hands before lunch and break time. Although I

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