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How To Talk To Your Kids About Work During The Pandemic

An activity and a discussion guide by Jacqueline Zeller Admit it. You did not think we would be in a quarantine situation for this long. Truth is it looks like we will be on the runway waiting for take-off a lot longer than any of us fathomed way back in March of this year. Our children are […]

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The Power of Four Simple Words

“Language has a lot of power.” It turns out that using—and avoiding—certain words can reframe the way we relate to our littlest loved ones. Brevity is the soul of wit? It may also be at the heart of better relationships.”  This article, while focused around our relationships with youngsters, has nuggets of insights, tips and a […]

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How to Write a Gratitude List

As we head into the colder months and continue to live in this “new normal”, it’s important to be aware of your mental health and practice self-care. Something I’ve been tackling lately is creating a “gratitude list”. This article helps highlight the steps needed in order to start making this a habit.  “In the same way […]

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How do we navigate major choices during times of crisis?

This article from the Lily, a product of The Washington Post, addresses how our relationship with decisions has changed over the course of the pandemic. It says: “In the early days of the pandemic, it seemed smart to press pause on major decisions… [now] it may not be possible or healthy to leave big decisions on the […]

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This Is Our Chance – Film Fest 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has up-ended the regular school experience for nearly 2 billion young people worldwide. At the same time, communities are confronting the insidious realities of systemic racism and grappling with how it shows up in schools. Both crises demand we step into a new future where the mindsets, structures, policies, and habits that […]