During difficult moments, whether brought on from daily stress, school, work, grief, or COVID-19; it can feel difficult to make time to bond and reconnect as a family. The following activities are outlets that you may choose to use as a family to create time to play together. Reminding yourself to enjoy the little moments…

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Grieving during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a challenging time for families. Coping with a death loss is difficult, but grief during this time can be especially hard and perhaps more intense. People have also been experiencing secondary losses including financial hardship, unemployment, loss of support systems, changes in lifestyle, changes to daily routines, and…

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We often talk about change and the difficulties we face in grief and loss. We try to make necessary adjustments, acclimate to our new circumstances, and cope with our loss. COVID-19 has brought about change that many of us have never faced. It has changed the way that we communicate, connect, learn, work, dine, shop,…

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Does it feel like your life is turned upside down? In the blink of an eye our “normal” has changed. Navigating this year isn’t easy by any stretch. We hope you are settling into a new routine and a new school year, whatever that looks like for you. Our calm down activity cards will give…

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2020 has certainly been a whirlwind adventure. COVID-19 has affected us all and changed what our day-to-day looks like for everyone. From strictly staying home, wearing masks, social distancing from family and friends, and even online school, we’ve had to adjust to changes fast! Back-to-school time also brings a mix of emotions for caregivers and…

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Aspects of grief can come in waves. Whether those waves are brought on by what is going on in our current environment, our relationships with others, triggers reminding us of our grief, or how we are taking care of ourselves, it is important for us to hold space to process what are our needs are in…

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On any given day, we are faced with challenges and triumphs, and for some it may feel that one comes more readily than the other. We know that each new day can bring a new opportunity. An opportunity to open your heart, to listen to someone else’s perspective, to share your struggles, to support someone,…

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Over the past few months, we have shared many different activities to help you honor your loved ones, express your feelings, and talk about your grief. Everyone expresses their grief in many different ways and it can be helpful to try various activities. Sometimes drawing, writing, and even listening to music can bring about understanding…

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Father’s Day, like many other significant calendar holidays, can elicit a wide array of feelings.  Father’s Day carves out a moment in time outside of our day-to-day, to give thanks, share stories, celebrate, and send love to those father figures who have been influential in our lives.  Not only does Father’s Day create these special…

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This spring has left us as a nation in a strange limbo. We have had to deal with uncertainty and instability. Some families have been lucky to be able to embrace these circumstances whole-heartedly and find the silver-lining in their slowed-down days. For other families, struggle has been at the forefront and uncertainty has cast…

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