Parent Resources

COVID19

https://together.stjude.org/en-us/care-support/talking-about-coronavirus-covid-19.html

VERMONT DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

https://dcf.vermont.gov/resources/parenting

https://dcf.vermont.gov/resources

THE FAMILY PLACE PARENT CHILD CENTER 

319 US Route 5 South   Norwich, VT 05055 Windsor County

800-639-0039 Toll Free    info@the-family-place.org

802-649-3268 Information & Services

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES PARENTING EDUCATION

Mindful Mama’s awesome Podcast: https://www.mindfulmamamentor.com/blog/Resources/podcast/

Simplicity Parenting offers online coaching and courses to support parents

Anxiety-management and mindfulness content available for free on the Calm app right now via phone or computer:
https://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breath

Understanding What’s Behind Oppositional Defiant Disorder and 7 helpful hints: https://ordinary-time.blogspot.com/2020/02/odd-oppositional-defiant-disorder.html

Some powerful music therapy for anxious hearts:
<https://www.sunnyskyz.com/happy-videos/9048/High-School-Choir-Performs-Remotely-After-Annual-Concert-Is-Canceled>

https://www.sacredearthmusic.com/video

Being Resilient During Coronavirus – Dr. Rick Hanson
https://www.rickhanson.net/being-resilient-during-coronavirus/

JP Centre is offering donation-based live online yoga classes:
https://www.jpcentreyoga.com

Headspace is offering a few free meditations: 
https://www.headspace.com/covid-19

For healthcare providers, you can also access a free subscription to Headspace: 
https://www.headspace.com/health-covid-19

ANIMAL SILLY FUN:
Henri 2 – Paw de Deux 
https://vimeo.com/45876496?ref=fb-share&1&fbclid=IwAR1PvGVv0To8BMapkC9rhR8aTlV3858d5rD1wzxMvXilEAEGK_KiS8RSMfo

STELLA’S BEST LEAF JUMPS OF ALL TIME 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tu3HN-MmJc4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1ncUGaPL2zRAv27ST0WRIVtpe2vK87b4Y8UbDnBGN9EDzCO–w325NJzM

MORE GREAT LINKS:

Take Heart, World – Viruses are contagious. So is hope.
https://takeheartworld.wordpress.com/

Updated daily, with TONS of good stuff:
What to Watch, Listen, & Read During Your Coronavirus Self-Quarantine: The New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-quarantine-what-to-watch.html

Here is something beautiful to watch and listen to:
https://vimeo.com/193562626?ref=fb-share&fbclid=IwAR2W7Xo0iA9WOxv0HnHafHn_UtMAy-4feXT4UJ-dzrIQ4VQWnefVd71DKPQ>

Women’s Health Resource Center, On The Mall, Lebanon, NH 03766
Grafton County (view map  for DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK MEDICAL CENTER)
PHONE: 603-650-2600 for Information & Services for Women’s Health Resource Center
http://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/womens_resource_ctr.html

Empowering Parents  

Resources have been compiled by our Parent Coaching team to help families who may be facing a crisis or who have a problem that requires professional attention.
https://www.empoweringparents.com/resources/
Excellent and helpful information on the following topics:
Kids with ADD or ADHD, Bullying Prevention and Awareness, Boot Camps, Depression and other Mental Disorders, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Foster & Adoptive Parenting, General Resources, Kinship Care, Online SafetyChild and Teen Runaways     Substance AbuseSuicide Prevention, Kinship Care, Child and Teen Runaways         

The National Parent Helpline®        
https://www.nationalparenthelpline.org/find-support    1-855- 4A PARENT (1-855-427-2736)  
HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM PST to 7:00 PM PST

A trained National Parent Helpline® Advocate is ready to:

  • listen to you
  • offer emotional support
  • help you problem-solve
  • support you in creating your own solutions
  • encourage you to take care of yourself
  • work with you to get connected to local services
  • explore new resources for your family
  • help you build on your own strengths and continue to be a great parent!

A list of short minute meditations:
https://www.meditationoasis.com/podcast/ – Try the Belly Breathing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W19PdslW7iw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h41b3SGvy40
Gratitude meditation on chopra.comhttps://chopra.com/articles/guided-meditations
This is a list of different guided meditation sites, most of them are free:
https://www.heromovement.net/blog/free-guided-meditation-resources/

Below Tara Brach speaks and guides a meditation specifically about Facing Pandemic Fears. It is beautifully done and well worth the time to watch and engage.