If you have children at home of any age, quarantine presents unique challenges for you. Below are some resources for you to help navigate during quarantine:

  • Crisis Conversation Guides (Parent Cue) – Downloadable guides for tough conversations about “crisis” with preschool, elementary, middle, and high school students (available in English and Spanish)
  • Anxiety Conversation Guides (Parent Cue) – Downloadable guides for tough conversations about anxiety with preschool, elementary, middle, and high school students (available in English and Spanish)
  • Navigating the Pandemic with Your Kids (Melissa J. McDonald) – Melissa McDonald, the Vice President of the Board of Directors for INCM (International Network of Children’s Ministry) lists some tips for talking to kids about the pandemic. 
  • Truth That Stands (Melissa J. McDonald) – Melissa McDonald has some words of encouragement for you and your family along with some encouraging verses from scripture.

Thank you to our Children & Family and Youth ministries for compiling a few resources for parents and families. If you have questions (or suggestions) please contact Heather at hshields@lccnyack.org or Mary at mary@lccnyack.org