字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 And while families across the country are social distancing to save lives, parents of little ones might need a few ideas on how to conquer that quarantine. Cabin fever. So here to share her parents survival tips is Mom of four and co host of the podcast Mom Brain Hilaria Baldwin Hilaria. Thanks for being with us and just give me a sense of what it's been like in your house over these past few weeks. Well, we definitely have our up center downs. Um, I think, I think, actually, my Children are taking it better than my husband and me. Um, every kid's dream to be with their parents. At least that ages that I have. My oldest is six of my youngest is one. So it's every kid's dream to be able to have their parents all the time. And so my kids are actually quite happy right now. You're thinking I have three teenagers in my house and I'm not having the same experience very different, though, and I mean, with a little bit, they actually really, really like it. Of course, we get cooped up. We're lucky that we have a yard so we can go outside and then make them go outside even if the weather is bad. Just because I'm like, this is survival and we will run around in the freezing rain and it's gonna be okay. Um, and then in terms of, you know, the indoor activities that we've been doing, I've been making them do a lot of school work, even though, you know, when When the quarantine started, our kids were on spring break, but they're little and they don't know that. Um so is making them do activities every single day? Mostly just start to teach myself how to homeschool them, because I have no idea what I'm doing. I have lots of different workbooks. It's not really work from the school yet. That's coming soon. Um, but I've been doing a lot of work books with them and just kind of learning what you're capable of not bluff and not love. We're all learning so much. I'm curious because your Children are all under the age of six, right? And do they know what's going on? How have you explained Corona virus to them, if at all? So, I mean, we've we've separated that fact that they need to know, such as word gonna live differently. We're not gonna have playdates. We're not gonna be going to museums and you're not going to be going to school. We're social distancing on. We're doing that because that's how we're going to stay safe. And that's how we're going to keep other people safe as well. Um, that's hard for them, but they seem to continue to understand they know and execute. They'll talk amongst each other about this Corona virus while we're doing this because of the Corona virus, and they're very aware of germs right now. It's not gonna end up being, you know, a germophobe thing, but they seem to be okay for the time being. And I know you know, you were big on setting up a routine setting up school at home. Even when they're younger, you can have some fun with that. I like how you say, turn chores into games. Can you explain how you do that? I mean things before at the 1st 1st it's all about perspective. I have to realize we have all the time in the world right now to do absolutely anything, so things that I would find to be annoying, such as? I was like plunging a toilet last night. Um or, you know, my dog yesterday was like the day of poop. Our puppy, I don't know, eight something outside and had diarrhea in his cage. Great. We are all going to clean this together, and it's gonna be really fun. Bottom three looking, you know, cleaning the floor, Any of these things where you know, adults were in such a hurry. We're like, all right, you know, I mean, especially when they're little. No, I'll do it because I'm gonna do it faster because we have to do X, y and Z. You have to get out the door with goto work to go to school. Accent is whatever it is I'm realizing now that there's no place to go so we can all treat each other a little bit better, relax a little bit more and create everything into a game. I love that. Yeah, they put a song to it. And you know what? Kids follow their parents, Leeds and you are certainly doing a great job of that. Gloria, Thank you so much for joining us. Stay well and send our love to your family. Oh, thank you. Take care. Hi, everyone. George Stephanopoulos Here. Thanks for checking on ABC News YouTube channel. If you'd like to get more video show highlights and watch live event coverage, click on the right over here to subscribe to our channel. And don't forget the download. The ABC News After breaking news alerts Thanks for watching.