The COVID-19 pandemic has worn on families mentally, physically and emotionally. As parents, how we cope with challenges becomes a blueprint for how our children will handle adversity in the future. Learning and practicing healthy habits and coping skills is important from an early age.
As children in Northeast Mississippi return to school for the first time since mid-March, when buildings closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things will be different when they walk through the doors. From daily temperature checks to eating lunch in the classroom, children will have a lot of changes to adjust to.