Answers for Kids’ Pandemic Questions

photo-1475609471617-0ef53b59cff5Check out this helpful resource from Psychology Today!

Here’s a sample Q&A:

I’m scared to go to bed.  What if you get the virus while I’m sleeping and go to the hospital or die?

Answer:

Mommy and Daddy are keeping themselves safe and you safe by staying home. If we have to go to the grocery store, we wear gloves and face masks to protect ourselves and then we wash our hands when we come home. We protect ourselves and we protect you from getting sick. We are all safe.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychoanalysis-unplugged/202004/how-answer-your-child-s-questions-about-the-pandemic

 

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