Focus on respecting each other and communicating well.
In many ways, the pandemic restrictions have been harder on young people: While many adults have been able to stay home and continue life relatively uninterrupted, young people have been abruptly yanked away from their universities, apartments, internships, graduations, social events, and just about everything they were looking forward to. Many feel heartbroken. It's only to be expected that they will have some very difficult days. As much as possible, respect their autonomy and treat them like fellow adults, instead of enforcing all the rules they had to follow the last time they lived at home. That respect goes both ways, of course, so check in with each other about what's working and what isn't to make the most of this time.+
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