Self-Care Ideas for Families
Structure your day
> Keep bedtime routines, daily chores, and weekly activities.
Have family meals
> Great way to keep structure and check in with each other.
> Children are great at picking up on emotions from others. During this time when many people are experiencing fear, limiting time on violent media can help.
> Riding bikes, scooters, skateboards, running, jumping jacks, and exercising competitions.
> Connecting with friends and family through Zoom, FaceTime, or Skype.
> Help others physically, financially, and/or emotionally.
Practice good sleep hygiene
> Getting a good night’s rest, avoid eating late, and limit screen time around bedtime.
Stay positive and future-focused
> Before you know it, everything will be back to normal. During this time, enjoy the extra time to spend with family and to tackle the projects on the to do list.