Fear, uncertainty, and staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus can make it difficult for families to keep a sense of calm.
That’s why the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation created a helpful online parenting playbook to help Durham and Middlefield parents and children cope with the pandemic.
The Pandemic Parenting Playbook features a list of helpful articles on five subjects — mental health, self-care, parent support, technology, family fun, and community resources. Each article is chosen by the education foundation’s board of directors.
CVEF President Nancy Earls said there is a need for this type of resource as many parents feel “burned out” after a year of balancing family and work during the pandemic.
“You can do anything for a month, for four, six months, but