TEACHING OUR CHILDREN ON THE REAL STATUS
You can open a simple light conversation asking your child about the amidst outbreak. If the child doesn’t know anything, don’t try and force yourself to educate them, just explain the importance of hand hygiene instead. If your child opens up about coronavirus, be honest and explain the situation, it’s current statistics, and how to prevent acquiring the disease. Use no harsh scary words when communicating this to your children.
EMPHASIS OF STAYING AT HOME, HAND HYGIENE, PROPER HEALTH PRACTICES
The coronavirus is extremely fatal to humanity. We want no harm for our Children. Parents must clearly explain to their children why staying at home helps protect them from the amidst disease.
To fight the coronavirus which can be acquired through hand contamination, the importance of hand hygiene and body grooming takes place. Parents must teach their children how to do hand washing and explain the benefits of this. Bear in mind that a regular body grooming and frequent hand hygiene are the primary protective measures to fight the disease.
Proper diet, balanced food intake, and an active lifestyle can help, and adhere to stress. A strong body and mind can cope with the anxious effects of the current situations.
We cannot always stick our children at home, they also need fresh air to breath, as parents, we need to explain how to do social distancing, mask-wearing if necessary and the use of decontamination like alcohol, sanitizers, or just a simple hand wash.
REASSURANCE TO YOUR CHILDREN
Children have their own ways of perceiving events, either by traumatic expressions, clingy gestures, or anxious body language. It is vital that parents must reassure security inside their home. Involve children with enjoyable chats, and play games to lessen the stress and increasing euphoria to each other. With some of these techniques, your family, especially your children will be safe, mentally, emotionally, and physically.