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Caregiver Resource Roundup – April 28

Enjoy this week’s Caregiver Resource Roundup of resources for you and your family to use along with Flying Horse Farms Camp at Home! The Caregiver Resource Roundup will be posted weekly and include a variety of resources for caregivers of children with serious illnesses to utilize as we navigate this tough time. Have an idea for a resource you’d like to be included? Send it over to Abby!

Haven’t joined the FHF 2020 Spring Camp at home Facebook group yet? Click here to join now.

Additionally, join the Flying Horse Farms Camper Caregiver Facebook group. Designed specifically for caregivers, it provides a supportive environment for caregivers to connect with one another as we navigate the current state of the world. Answer a few screener questions and we’ll be sure to add you as soon as we can. Click here to join now.

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STAYING ACTIVE, STAYING SAFE 

Check out this episode of Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s PediaCast where Dr. Mike explores the importance of physical activity and exercise during the pandemic, while also providing resources for you and your family all while staying home! Click here to check it out. 

 

MINDFUL MEDIA 

This article, written by Common Sense Media, discusses how to explain the news to kids in an age-appropriate way. During a time where we can get caught up in consuming media constantly, this article talks about how to create boundaries and make yourself available to answer questions. Click here to check it out. 

 

ILLUSTRATED EXPLAINATION 

Professor Graham Medley, a professor of infectious disease, has teamed up with illustrator Axel Scheffler to create a book for children explaining the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of physical distancing, and all of the things we can still do to stay connected with our friends and family during this time! Click here to check it out. 

 

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BORED AT HOME?  

If you are looking for something new to try while at home, the LA Times put together a long list of new activities to try from self-care, cooking, ways to be helpful, and more! Click here to check it out.