Especially during a time like this, it’s so important for kids and teens to connect with their friends and family. Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Senior Director of Planning Todd Krieger discusses safe ways for kids to engage online with Julie Fisher, M.Ed. For young kids, Julie recommends arranging secure ways for kids to connect through Zoom and FaceTime. For tweens and teens, it’s important that parents set expectations and invite open communication for their children’s social media use. Parents must work with their kids to find a healthy balance between restricting screen time and social media overuse. Thank you to the Alfred and Bernice Deutsch Millenium Fund for their generous support of this podcast.
Evidence suggests a strong connection between support networks and emotional well-being. In this episode, Todd Krieger and Julie Fisher, M.Ed. talk about how we can teach kids to value and nurture relationships and how we can help create support networks with them that promote mental wellness.
What is a growth mindset, how can our kids develop one and what is the connection to mental wellness? In this episode, Todd Krieger and Julie Fisher, M.Ed. explore the difference between a fixed and growth mindset and talk about the how the latter can help kids maintain their positivity and emotional well-being, even in trying times.
In this episode, Todd Krieger, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Senior Director of Planning, and Julie Fisher, M.Ed., author of The Resiliency Puzzle, discuss how to support children with managing their stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Julie suggests tools to promote resiliency in kids such as maintaining routines and practicing mindfulness and gratitude.… Read more »