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Kids, parents and carers

This is a challenging time, especially for parents and carers. To support your invaluable work, MCRI has brought together the expertise of our researchers to give parents and carers accessible and reliable information about raising kids well now and into the future. 


Fact sheets

What you can do to stay safe?

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 

How much is too much?

Remember to wash your hands

Routines are important for children

What are the risks for children?

Tips on managing anxiety


Videos
 

It’s important that you are honest, but age appropriate when you talk about the COVID-19 situation.

 

This is a time to write your own rulebook based on what works for you, your kids and your family. 

 

It’s vital to be kind to yourself and take the pressure off wherever you can.

 

Sudden and dramatic changes to routine can be quite upsetting for kids, but most will adapt quickly.


Podcasts
 

How to maintain wellbeing in pre schoolers

What can parents of children aged 0-5 do to support their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

 

How to maintain wellbeing in primary schoolers

What can parents of children aged 6-12 do to support their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

 

How to maintain wellbeing in secondary schoolers

What can parents of adolescents do to support their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic?