From COVID-19 to Hair Cuts- Handling Fear in our Children and Ourselves

From COVID-19 to Hair Cuts- Handling Fear in our Children an...

Locally Grown Hudson Valley

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With store shelves empty and schools closed for weeks, Hudson Valley families are faced with a new reality brought about by COVID 19. With the introduction of the virus, new anxieties arise as parents take on the responsibility of guiding and protecting their families throughout the coming few weeks. While adults worry about staying healthy, telecommuting and social distancing, toddlers have a whole separate but real set of worries. Whether it be a trip to the dentist, the hair salon, or just turning out the light for bedtime, their sense of discomfort can be overwhelming for an exasperated parent. Angela and Nicole discuss the tactics that have proven successful in the combat of both their own struggles with the current health crisis, as well as their child's fear of visiting the doctor's office for shots. Kristan McDade from The Underground Hair Salon (in The Land of Oz of Rhinebeck, NY) joins the show to discuss her approach for alleviating the fears in her younger patrons and creating an enjoyable experience for parent and child alike.
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With store shelves empty and schools closed for weeks, Hudson Valley families are faced with a new reality brought about by COVID 19. With the introduction of the virus, new anxieties arise as parents take on the responsibility of guiding and protecting their families throughout the coming few weeks. While adults worry about staying healthy, telecommuting and social distancing, toddlers have a whole separate but real set of worries. Whether it be a trip to the dentist, the hair salon, or just turning out the light for bedtime, their sense of discomfort can be overwhelming for an exasperated parent. Angela and Nicole discuss the tactics that have proven successful in the combat of both their own struggles with the current health crisis, as well as their child's fear of visiting the doctor's office for shots. Kristan McDade from The Underground Hair Salon (in The Land of Oz of Rhinebeck, NY) joins the show to discuss her approach for alleviating the fears in her younger patrons and creating an enjoyable experience for parent and child alike.
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