Keeping family traditions alive this holiday season

Holiday celebrations this year are going to look a bit different as we all continue to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These winter months that are usually filled with excitement and anticipation may not feel the same for many of us this year — especially for our kids. Your children may be feeling anxious, disappointed … Continue reading Keeping family traditions alive this holiday season

Pandemic holidays: Planning for difficult conversations and emotions

Since we are still smack-dab in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to know what this holiday season will look like. Even if you’re someone who has hosted the same holiday party for the last 10 years, this year might be an exception.   As special as the holiday season is for many of … Continue reading Pandemic holidays: Planning for difficult conversations and emotions

A not-so-scary guide to Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic

It’s officially spooky season! You know what that means — colder weather, scary movies, pumpkin carving, candy and everything in between. Though traditional holiday celebrations may look slightly different this year, we’ve got a few tips and tricks up our sleeve to keep you, your family and your neighbors safe while still squeezing in those beloved thrills … Continue reading A not-so-scary guide to Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic

Helping kids stay social while physical distancing

Spending time with friends is an important part of life for most children. Whether your child is a preschooler, elementary schooler, tween or teen, physical distancing can bring about feelings of isolation and loneliness. These ideas can help add some “normal” back into this abnormal time. Plenty of ideas and activities can be appropriate for … Continue reading Helping kids stay social while physical distancing