Heartaches to Bellyaches. Recognizing and Calming Pandemic Stress in Our Kids (and Us)

Lu Hanessian
6 min readApr 13, 2020

Our children’s radar is relational. These days, we are all on edge living in isolation, fear, grief with no safety net. Except one. Here’s what can help our kids cope as we navigate the unknown.

Lu Hanessian, MSc

Photo by 🇸🇮 Janko Ferlič on Unsplash

One day, when my now teenage son was six years-old, a bird flew into our window…

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Lu Hanessian

Adjunct Professor, Journalist, Former NBC Network Anchor/Discovery Health Channel Host, Host & Exec Producer of “The Foreseeable Now” podcast.