Sacramento Native Helps Parents Explain Coronavirus Through Children’s Book

This book helps explain Covid-19 and issues like hoarding, empathy, misinformation, and coping with big emotions to children. And it’s a bonus that all profits go to support children’s nonprofits! https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/sacramento/childrens-book-coronavirus/103-0ea91b04-0d5d-463b-8222-4c1ff89015a2?fbclid=IwAR2xaNwo3dteiHBI2XYTBMY5_1HuRiQWJZfiIvmlUOF2mSrBmwAh-2cCXcc

University of California Eliminates SAT, ACT Exams From Admissions Process Throughout the System

“In a groundbreaking shift in higher education, the UC Board of Regents on Thursday eliminated the use of the SAT and ACT in applications for admission by California high school students to the system’s nine undergraduate campuses.” https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/05/21/university-of-california-eliminates-sat-act-exams-from-admissions-process-throughout-the-system/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_content=fb-mercurynews&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow&fbclid=IwAR3rPxo8rG0ptl1eEC-Wyw5CIfCWQW2_AFaiWg2DilADFBRRADZ-WIgzpzM

Parenting Tips for Helping Kids Deal with Coronavirus Anxiety

As we further settle into our new normal, this article provides great tips for taking care of yourself, how to talk to kids of various ages about Covid-19, and how to reduce kids’ anxiety. https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/coronavirus-anxiety-parenting-tips-help-children/37267?fbclid=IwAR3Dyjg-sYvSWQhS7veG24IHHZZ-ZFujWzrRHYsTk4THD8dFPJ8e6g9na2Y

Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheet for Youth High School and College Age

This fact sheets “helps high school and college students understand how economic difficulties may affect them and provides suggestions on how they can cope during these uncertain times. https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/coping_in_hard_times_youth.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0dmEjk6YV8BgWIybHgEz8eDz0UVhHbfpt-ja2nOdLt-vtQusOvgb50tfo

5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

As we continue to focus on supporting quarantined teens today, here’s some information that can be useful in helping them to manage the anxiety they (and each of us) are feeling. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/11/well/family/coronavirus-teenagers-anxiety.html?fbclid=IwAR3cej7ccRGAJ8ogXMvLJPYVz9N-0NYbpApx44NY0m5Vl3mMqhiaS47iaFE

Quaranteenagers: Strategies for Parenting in Close Quarters

Empathizing with their feelings, making space for relief, allowing time for connecting socially through digital media, be considerate of requests for alone time, and engaging their help in problem-solving family needs can go a long way in helping teens during the shelter in place. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/19/well/family/coronavirus-covid-teenagers-teens-parents-kids-family-advice.html?fbclid=IwAR3nxAfdVGJQcaGRzqL2qGrszct2eLR1DuzyiarLVm8hL0FELrZ6ZAnWD2s