Long-Haul Pandemic (Grand)Parenting with Nellie Springston

Being a parent or a grandparent during a pandemic is a challenge for which none of us were prepared. As COVID-19 stretches on, it’s clear that we need strategies we can sustain for the long haul. In this community conversation, we check in with mindful parenting expert Nellie Springston about how to bring mindfulness to your (grand)parenting amidst the extraordinary challenges presented by the pandemic. We dive into how to create an environment of predictability, normalcy, and safety even in such extraordinary times, how to be present even on your worst days, how to manage the role of teacher or learning coach during online schooling, and how to escape a sense of guilt that you’re not doing enough.