As a parent during the COVID-19 pandemic, thereโ€™s no avoiding the topic of conversation with your kids. News about the virus is everywhere, and children of all ages are feeling the effects. With school closures, event cancellations, quarantine fears and unusual work-from-home policies, your kids may be asking some tough questions.

Here are a few pediatrician-approved strategies to help you filter the information and talk about COVID-19 in a way your kids can understand.

Keep calm

First and foremost, take a deep breath and know that you can do this. I know itโ€™s a stressful time but as parents, itโ€™s important for us to keep a level head for the sake of our children.

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