How Parents of Young Children are Building Resiliency During COVID-19

If you feel like you’re experiencing more emotional distress and hardship than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, know that you are not alone. Talking about your experience can open doors for other parents to do the same, and help build connection and resiliency in your community.

Today, we’re shining the spotlight on Janna, a Pacifica-based mom of two boys under the age of five. Janna has kindly shared her story with us, along with tips for practicing self-care and making learning fun for young kids.

If you are in need of educational and entertaining activities to do with your young child, we encourage you to take a look at the resources highlighted below.


• First 5 California Activity Center: 

• Tips for video chat with young children:

• First 5 San Mateo County Family PLAYlist [Spotify channel]: