A Blog By Flying Horse Farms

Caregiver Resource Roundup – May 26

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. While spring programming is now over, you can still access all of it in the Facebook group and on our Youtube channel!

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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SHOW YOURSELF SOME SELF-COMPASSION 

Dr. Kristin Neff has created eight different exercises for you to try to pause and give yourself some grace, particularly during difficult times. She also created 10 guided meditations aimed at focusing on self-compassion and self-love. Click here to check it out. 

 

#CALLYOURPEDIATRICIAN CAMPAIGN 

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently launched a campaign aimed at reminding parents that it is important to continuing visiting your pediatrician, even during COVID-19. This article, from HealthyChildren.org answers the question “Is it OK to see my pediatrician during COVID-19?” for both sick appointments as well as routine needs. Click here to check it out. 

 

Nationwide Children's Hospital

PARTICIPATE IN NATIONWIDE CHILDREN’S COVID-19 STUDY 

In partnership with Vanderbilt University, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is working to study how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting children’s emotional well-being. Their goal is to use this information to create tools to better support children during this time. If you choose to participate in this study, please use the code: LTJPC8AJ3. Click here to check it out.