Mar 24, 2020
In the midst of a dramatic
change in our world, challenged with the spread of COVID-19. If
your head is spinning and you find yourself thinking... “is this
real life?”, I’m with you 100%.
We all need help during this
unprecedented time. We need help, perspective, connection and most
We need to lean in and lean on
each other in every way.
So today, bringing back a
special guest by popular demand Dr. Jody Carrington, a clinical psychologist who is amazing when it
comes time to guide children and families through difficult times.
Not to mention a best-selling author!
Jody shares her perspective as a
leader navigating through uncharted, unprecedented times with
COVID-19 and how getting through hard things as humans, is not
Let's get started.
What You’ll Hear in This Episode:
talks about what a normal reaction would be as an adult in times
like these, to essentially working our way through the swamp and
expecting to deal with the worst whilst focusing on being
- Understanding how kids will be reacting in
response to COVID-19 and how to respond to them. This is a time
where we have to do things differently. From physically washing of
the hands to understanding kids on an emotional level.
speaks on how much is too much when it comes to talking about the
current pandemic and the criticalness of having hard conversations
with your children and paying attention to their
shares the 3 magic words for effective communication and the
importance of holding space for listening.
- Discussing home-schooling - The why behind all
the panic mothers had when they heard the schools were shutting
down, the gift of some of the biggest things kids will learn from
this is how to regulate emotion and how to stay connected when hard
expresses that it's ok to accept that other people are better with
your children and the reason why we actually have the institute of
shares her opinion on the upcoming transition where educators are
serving our communities to teach on an online platform.
- Structuring your kid's day: Doing the best you
can with what you got VS routine and predictability.
share the true admiration and love we have for all of the
teachers/educators working around the clock to help our kids
progress with education
the heart of Jody's teachings, she dives into reconnection. A
glimpse of what this brave new world looks like in the light of
social distancing and the importance of collecting before
we serve each other in hard times and doing great things in our
- Lastly, In difficult and challenging times, how
to reframe our thinking and finding ourselves in a place of
- “There is nothing normal when you don't have a
script for it.”
are wired to do great things and we can only do so if we stay
we stay grounded is not an end game.”
cannot give something you've never received.”
you feel out of control, what's the first thing you want to do? Get
of the biggest things kids will learn from this is how to regulate
emotion and how to stay connected when hard things
is so interesting is that we are in this situation,
are in a fight with something that doesn't have a race, religion,
non-partisan. It has nothing that goes It VS Them. This is a human
race against something that we can't see. Are we in it
responsibility is to be as kind as you can in this possible moment
and think about other people first. You do it, we will
got to collect before you direct”
a gift this time is”
gotta do your very best to stay connected in this hard time and see
your kid's behavior as not attention-seeking but connection
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