Comeback Kids: An Interview With Jacquelyn Lazo on Post-Pandemic Parenting
Our kids are resilient. True comeback kids. Still, this specific time in the pandemic is a hard one for kids and parents alike. Why is that? And how do we help our kids through this pandemic?
In today’s episode we’re joined by Jacquelyn Lazo, kids’ mental health activist and co-author of Comeback Kids – A Pocket Guide to Post-Pandemic Parenting.
We discuss key steps that parents can take in order to better parent their kids through this moment, how to talk to your kids, and different ways to ask questions. That being said, let today’s episode be a reminder for you to be kind to yourself and others during this time.
More about Jacquelyn Lazo & Comeback Kids – A Pocket Guide to Post Pandemic Parenting
Jacquelyn Lazo is an author, editorial consultant for higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations, and mental health activist for kids. Her passion for the latter she discovered while working with humanitarian organizations like UNICEF and Save the Children.
Jacquelyn teamed up with Frank DePietro, MD, PhD, a highly respected child psychiatrist and neuroscientist, to write the book Comeback Kids – A Pocket Guide to Post Pandemic Parenting. Comeback Kids is the go-to guide to help you parent during these challenging times and after.
More about Virginia Family Therapy
Virginia Family Therapy is a mental health practice serving individuals, families, and our community. VFT is designed to help people at all stages and from all walks of life by offering therapists and physicians with diverse backgrounds and specialties via face-to-face, walk-and-talk, and telemedicine appointments. Throughout, we are committed to developing strengths-based, authentic, and long-lasting relationships with you and your children. We hope to provide you with the support and insight you need to help your family navigate life’s hard times and joys.
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Resources and links mentioned in this episode
- Are you or your child struggling with mental health? We have a team of psychologists and psychiatrists who can help you out. Don’t hesitate to contact us here.
- Get in touch with Jacquelyn on Facebook, Instagram, or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Excited to read Comeback Kids? Get your copy of the book here.
- Have you listened to our episode about dealing with your pandemic trauma as a parent?
- Connect with us on Facebook or Instagram.
Disclaimer: Please remember we are real live therapists, however this is a podcast and is not considered a therapy session. Not only because there is no co-pay but also because we can’t speak to your individual experiences. We are here to help you keep raising healthy kids. And remember, if you are an imperfect parent, we are right there with you. If you or someone you love is in immediate danger, please call your local crisis hotline or go to your nearest emergency room.