First and foremost, we at the CSCMP NY/NJ Roundtable hope that you and your loved ones are healthy, safe, and managing our current state of living as well as possible!
Here in the greater New York & New Jersey metro area, one of the most impacted areas in our great country, things are slowly progressing. Your mental health is undoubtedly being tested through this unprecedented time. To keep things fresh at home, here are some resources that you may find helpful and interesting.
For those of you with children at home, this can be a particularly challenging time trying to balance the many pressing needs of home and work:
A particularly rich resource of tips, insights and activities is located at the Child Mind Institute website. https://childmind.org/
Mattel has created a virtual “playroom” with creative activities for children as well as tips for parents. https://www.mattel.com/en-us/playroom
NASA has an excellent site called “NASA Kids Club” to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers. https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html
And from your home, you can take your children on a tour of over 500 museums from around the world. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en
Here are excellent articles from the Harvard Business Review on tips to avoid “working from home burnout”: https://hbr.org/2020/04/3-tips-to-avoid-wfh-burnout
... as well as how to transition between work time and personal time when working from home: https://hbr.org/2020/04/how-to-transition-between-work-time-and-personal-time