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transmission
Excellent update from VCH - Low COVID-19 transmission in schools

Reading Time: 4 minutes Since schools reopened in September, VCH has not recorded a significant increase in COVID-19 cases among school-aged children relative to other groups. Those aged 5-17 years of age accounted for 6 per cent of VCH’s COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, despite representing 10 per cent of VCH’s population. Evidence shows children are less likely to get infected with COVID-19, and less likely to experience severe symptoms if infected.

Santa
3 exciting ways to connect with Santa

Reading Time: 4 minutes An in-person visit and photograph with Santa are unavailable this year. There are other options to help keep your children excited and make sure the Christmas is special with or without COVID.

back to school stress
12 helpful ways to reduce stress and prepare for back-to school during a pandemic

Reading Time: 6 minutes With the recent announcement of return-to-school plans, although with a minor delay, many children and...

Covid Slide
Worried about the “COVID Slide”? 5 ways to keep your kids learning this summer  

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents across the country have been faced with the reality of school closures interrupting their...

Summer Plans
Phase 3 is a go - 4 exciting plans for Summer!

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s been a long 4 months and many people are feeling exhausted with the social...

screen time
Screen time during isolation – Quality over quantity 

Reading Time: 4 minutes At PK Beans we spend most of our days focused on bringing play into children’s...

family playing board games during isolation survival
12 sanity survival tips for family time at home

Reading Time: 8 minutes When talking online with a 5th-grade boy recently, he said: “My friends and I thought that...

anxiety
Advice: Coronavirus Anxiety in Kids

Reading Time: 6 minutes Last week, I wrote a six-step script for  How to Handle the Big “What If’s?”,...

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