Food for thought in a time of a pandemic: With the world they have known now gripped in chaos and fear, how are the children doing?
Some child experts say kids are not as fragile as they appear to be, and in times of crisis, they are likely to be standing strong beside quivering adults.
Experts attribute this to the power of a child's imagination, a power that transcends the present.
Ibig sabihin, nakakagaan ng loob na kahit papaano, may self-protection ang mga bata, may sarili silang mundo kung saan okay ang lahat.
Here, for example, are the kids of celebrities posting hearfelt messages on their parents' Instagram accounts.
As one, their message is: Basta't sama-sama, kayang-kaya malagpasan ng Pinoy ang krisis na ito.
Narito ang ilang posts from the feed of celebrity parents na siguradong magbibigay sa atin ng good vibes in the coming days.
Look, it's a cute little Luna bunny!
The four-year-old daughter of veteran actress Judy Ann Santos and Kapuso host Ryan Agoncillo made a colorful poster reminding everyone that "Everything will be okay."
With this, Luna—or "Luna bunny" as her mom and dad call her—brought cheer to many, lalong-lalo na sa kanyang mommy.
"Some happy pill on this extended community quarantine [heart emojis] #lunabunny" sabi ni Judy Ann sa kanyang post uploaded on April 4, 2020.
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Here is Scarlet Snow Belo singing her heart out to the tune of "We Are the World" by the star-studded USA for Africa.
Ini-upload ng five-year-old daughter ng celebrity dermatologists, Vicki Belo at Hayden Kho, ang video na ito sa kanyang Instagram account noong March 22.
Ito ay parte ng kanilang fund-raising para sa mga pamilya at frontliners na kanilang tinutulungan sa kasagsagan ng COVID-19 pandemic.
Sabi ni Scarlet sa kanyang caption, na maaaring may konting tulong sa mga magulang: "I am singing this song for all of you to ask your hearts to give, so we can help the poor families who have nothing to eat and the doctors and nurses and lab technicians who are running out of protection equipment while fighting for all of us.
"We are part of God’s big family, and family means we all help each other and love each other. If God sees that we have learned to really love each other then maybe He will make the bad coronavirus go away forever."
She ended her video with an adorable flying kiss!
Kapamilya star Cristine Reyes and her four-year-old daughter Amarah Khatibi cheerfully remind their followers to practice safety measures against the COVID-19 disease.
"Hi, everyone. Reminding you to stay at home so we can fight this coronavirus altogether... and we have to obey the rules.
"We should all help one another so we can stop this virus," sabi nila sa video na ini-upload ni Cristine sa kanyang Instagram account noong March 16.
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Si Lucia Intal, panganay na anak nila ABS-CBN host Bianca Gonzales at PBA player JC Intal, ay gumawa ng greeting card na may drawing ng isang doktor at texts "BLESS YOU", "BEST DOCTOR!" and "#DEARFRONTLINERS."
Bianca uploaded Lucia's greeting card, along with cards made by other kids, on her Instagram account on March 27, bilang parte ng online campaign na kung tawagin ay #DearFrontliners.
Her caption read: "To the parents reading this, please encourage your children to (or maybe you can, too) write letters or create drawings for our frontliners? Kindly post it, and encourage others to post their letters as well!
"To the frontliners who will see this, maraming salamat sa inyong lahat.
"From the hospitals to the pharmacies, to the supermarkets, restaurants, villages, condos, barangays, we cannot thank you enough."
Writing letters for COVID-19 frontliners has become a family affair for actor Patrick Garcia, his wife Nikka Martinez, and their kids Michelle Celeste, Nicola Patrice, and Francisca Pia.
Mensahe nila sa isang greeting card."We are praying for you. Stay strong. You are not alone."
Ang nakasulat sa isa pa, "You are our hero. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Ibinahagi ni Nikka ang mga larawan, na nagpapakita ng masaya nilang pamilya habang hawak-hawak ang mga sulat, sa kanyang Instagram account noong March 28.
Ang anak ni Jackie Foster na si Caleigh Simone ay bumirit ng kantang "Rise Up" by Andra Day para sa mga COVID-19 frontliners.
Bukod sa mayroon siyang mala-anghel na boses, ang 9-year-old na si Caleigh Simone ay nagsisilbing living inspiration para sa marami dahil isa siyang cancer survivor.
Dating inanunsyo ni Jackie sa kanyang social media account na mayroong leukemia si Caleigh Simone, na noon ay tatlong taong gulang pa lamang.
Ngayon, eto siya at may ginagawa para sa ating frontliners.