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Balancing screen time when the family is stuck at home

Friday, April 03, 2020

FIU Psychologist Justin Parent offers advice on screen time to help parents keep calm and stay sane.

10 tips to manage your mental health while social distancing

Thursday, April 02, 2020

While social distancing is considered essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19, it can have a tremendous impact on your mental health.

#CoronaCurious: a parent’s handbook to juggling it all during COVID-19

Thursday, April 02, 2020

FIU psychologist answers some of the most pressing questions currently on parents’ minds about the unexpected balancing act of being the best parent/employee/teacher they can be.


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