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“This pandemic is hard on everyone, and parents especially are experiencing almost unprecedented levels of stress. Interacting with your child can be a refuge from your worries about the future,” said Tasha Seiter, a marriage and family therapist.
“When with your child, take the opportunity to practice mindfulness, staying in the present moment to listen deeply to them. Be with your child. You can allow all of the mind chatter in your head to just be there as you focus your attention on your child in a way that is nonjudgemental and full of curiosity. Your child will feel soothed, and you might even discover something new!” Seiter said.
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