EQ Weather Report

COVID Coop Up: Turn Worry into Quality Time, Tip #2

tips to promote sel Mar 18, 2020

How are you doing? Even though it's only been a couple of days, a lot has happened since our last post. Cities are sheltering-in-place, countries are closing their borders, and panic-buying is leading to limit restrictions at stores nationwide. As humans, seeing worry and panic leads us to question if we should be feeling worried too. It's a survival thing that is hard-wired and it's there to protect us. BUT, what if this instinct isn't serving us right now? What should we do? One idea - Focus on what we can control and flex our resourcefulness muscles.

In our last post, we encouraged you to make a schedule. Our hope was that keeping a routine and some consistency brought you some peace and comfort. Today, let's try something different...

Tip #2: Make a Video about COVID-19

Yup, you read that right. With your kiddo(s), make a fun video about how to proactively deal with COVID-19. I wish we could take credit for this idea, but people are already doing it. This dad...

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COVID-19 Got You Cooped Up? Tips for Turning Worry into Quality Time #1

tips to promote sel Mar 16, 2020

School's closed for weeks, plans for spring break are busted, and you've got all the toilet paper, antibac, and food you need. Now what? Parents are feeling overwhelmed with how to keep their kids engaged in meaningful ways and are stressed with being cooped up at home. We understand that there is a lot of panic and worry out there and we want to do our part to help. 

If you know our program (if you don't, you can read about it here), you know that we give parents quick and fun activities to do with their kids online, all with the goal of improving emotional intelligence IRL. For the next few weeks, we want to help parents with tips and activity ideas that turn this stressful time into an opportunity for legit quality time. If you're one of the lucky ones who have already enrolled through one our school partners, get through all the activities and earn points! You've got 93 activities at your fingertips! Remember, points are all chances to win...

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