Kids home from school the rest of the year? Michigan Medicine experts provide tips and resources

April 3, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Parents, it’s official. Due to COVID-19, school is out in Michigan for the rest of the year. Michigan Medicine has compiled some resources for parents to help you navigate this unusual circumstance, and to keep you and your family as happy and healthy as possible in the process.

If you have questions like, “My kids seem to want to snack all day while we are home, then meals are a joke. Any tips to keep them from snacking all day?” and “How does structure for kids work when they are home, and you are working from home?” – check out this video Q&A with developmental behavioral pediatrician Jenny Radesky, M.D.

Looking for advice on how to talk to your kids about COVID-19, or how to keep your kids healthy and happy during this unprecedented time? Michigan Medicine has blogs with expert advice that can help:

Finally, there are some videos that are educational, entertaining and will help pass the time. Check out these “Read-i-atrics” animated story videos, music therapy sing-a-longs or any other kid-friendly video content here.