When She Feels Social Isolation, Change Habits to Seek Community

I’ve heard it said that living in 2020 was similar to being trapped in a snow globe. For many, isolation existed for a good part of the year. But just like the snow that falls when a globe is shaken, we need to shake the flakes from our isolated lives and work to create new connections and experiences.  

Create special times with your daughter to help cope with the social isolation she may still be experiencing. A hike in the woods or an evening looking at the stars might shake things up a bit.  

Ask her how she is feeling and listen intently. Find ways to help her connect with friends that she may not be seeing in person. Acknowledging loss and validating her feelings will show that you understand. 

Listen to the Raising Godly Girls Minute with Patti Garibay:

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American Heritage Girls is the premier national character development organization for young women that embraces Christian values and encourages family involvement. AHG is dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country.