Corona Virus: Seize the Opportunity by Yisroel Picker

Corona Virus: Seize the Opportunity by Yisroel Picker

“It's surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.” -Barbara Kingsolver A few years ago I had the privilege of going away on vacation with a number of people in my family. After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we…

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The Isolation Roller Coaster by Yisroel Picker

The Isolation Roller Coaster by Yisroel Picker

The Isolation Roller Coaster “Life is a roller coaster. There are ups; there are downs. There are hills; there are valleys, peaks, and so on.” -Martin Landau We are currently living in a very interesting and difficult time. Each one of us is dealing with…

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Social-Emotional Learning Activities for Parents

Social-Emotional Learning Activities for Parents

Click here for some free resources on parenting

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Virtual Activities for the Family While Staying at Home

Virtual Activities for the Family While Staying at Home

As we all continue to do our part to slow the community spread of Coronavirus, many of us have found ourselves looking for ways to stay entertained while social distancing from others. Below are some resources for the whole family. E-learning and Coursework Scholastic's free…

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Thriving at Home — Workbook

Thriving at Home — Workbook

TelePlay Supplementary Workbook

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Families on Lockdown — 6 Ways to Navigate Being Together 24/7

Families on Lockdown — 6 Ways to Navigate Being Together 24/7

Every Saturday my husband and I drive a half hour to our favorite Italian deli – a place called Jimmy C’s in Boca Raton. The food is amazing, but the real attraction is the family atmosphere created by the owners – a husband and wife…

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Messages and Resources For Parents With Kids at Home – Consistent Routine

Messages and Resources For Parents With Kids at Home – Consistent Routine

Some Helpful Resources: https://www.greatschools.org/gk/worksheets/?fbclid=IwAR0DZpUvimQEV7LO1jfuhHHFaPg2KS-eb9ZIyPewa221h1V5lgmc_N0UY9E https://confidentparentsconfidentkids.org/2020/03/13/my-kids-school-is-closed-so-now-what/?fbclid=IwAR23-b2B9-uKmQ0ow7_UiirkjS6epMUpSsGo0WqXYE72l2_6MdHpNPeQ9vg 

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Ideas For At-Home Activities With Your Kids

Ideas For At-Home Activities With Your Kids

Place a red dot on your children’s left hand with a marker. The RED DOT is serving as a reminder for some of the calming methods used by play therapists who work with children. Body scan: A tool to teach the children new coping techniques…

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Pandemic Parenting

Pandemic Parenting

“Don’t freak out mom.” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that statement since schools have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic...  Among the many emotions a parent may feel during this uncharted time in history, anxiety and irritability rank top on…

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