Mental Health Care for Parents Under Pandemic Lockdown - Better Nutrition

Mental Health Care for Parents Under Pandemic Lockdown

The pandemic has put a whole new meaning on parenting. Are you at your wits end? Are your kids showing signs of anxiety? We thought so. In her podcast, Holly Lucille, ND speaks with Amy Edgar, APRN, CRNP, FNP-C about the challenges of parenting (and being a kid) in during COVID-19.
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Parents who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic may be encountering new challenges.

While seeing Jimmy Fallon's kids be an active part of the virtual representation of his show, many parents are struggling to manage work and life. They're suddenly faced with being both caregivers and teachers in many instances. And, the mounting boredom and inability to play with their friends is another source of stress for both kids and parents.

Amy Edgar, APRN, CRNP, FNP-C, joins Dr. Holly to share what she's seeing in her own practice, what to look for in children who may be suffering from the effects of a lockdown and pandemic, advice on how to help children cope during the pandemic, and what every parent needs to recognize when they themselves need help.

Listen to the podcast here


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