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For 10 weeks, Canadian children have been closer to home than ever before — but as provinces relaunch their economies, families are expanding their bubbles. So how can we help ease the transition for our children and what can we expect in response? Registered Psychologist and author Vanessa Lapointe joins us with her predictions and even offers up a script for parents to use when taking their children to that first public outing. You can find out more about Vanessa by clicking here. Parenting expert Alyson Schafer also weighs in suggesting children are building resilience during this pandemic. And later we check in with Regina middle school teacher Aaron Warner to find out he’s preparing for a return to the classroom. You can follow Warner on twitter by clicking here.
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