US survey finds parents worried about kids’ mental health as holidays approach amid pandemic
DETROIT – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, a new survey finds parents are worried about their children’s ability to cope -- especially with the holidays approaching and a long winter ahead. Huston speaks with countless families about coping with stress and creatively building resilience in their children during this challenging time. A new national survey by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, finds two-thirds of parents are worried the effects the coronavirus pandemic is having on their children’s mental health will be harder to reverse the longer it continues. “They’re constantly changing and adapting to new things and learning new things,” Huston said. More tools to help children stay positive and engaged can be found on its official website here.
America’s Thanksgiving Parade goes virtual for 2020
DETROIT – America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Gardner-White will still happen this year, but without crowds and for a TV and web audience only. In order to keep the tradition going, Parade Company President and CEO Tony Michaels said this year’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be unlike anything we’ve seen before. We’re just getting plans together for this virtual event.”This year’s theme is “We Are One Together.” The parade will honor frontline workers and heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We want everyone to know you’re going to see a great great show with all the great floats and a lot of great things happening presented by Gardener White,” Michaels said. READ: 2020 ‘America’s Thanksgiving Parade’ will be live televised and online-only event this year