Remember being asked the question, “if you were stranded on a deserted island, what 3 things or people would you want with you?” My answer always involved chocolate, Doc Holiday, and my favorite person ever. Some once said that he wanted a carpenter so that she could be a raft to sail away from the island!
Well, this is a great question to ask the kids and teens in your life who are all off of school for the next few weeks due to the CDC recommendations to close schools and all places that would have 50 or more people. In fact, as I am writing this very article, the CDC extended this recommendation to 8 weeks!
It feels that there is so much unknown about the virus. But let’s focus on what is known! Here are some links from the CDC and local government offices of public health to help us all focus on the facts! By focusing and accepting the facts, this is key in controlling our anxiety and reducing fear.
Talk to your healthcare providers for advice and support.
Get the Facts. Together we will get through this.