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Assimilating to quarantine with new found perspective

Assimilating to quarantine with new found perspective

In the beauty of new found simplicity we are provided with perspective that could change us all forever and perhaps really should.

Nicole Russell Nicole Russell
JK Rowling's 'Harry Potter at Home' set to entertain kids in quarantine

JK Rowling's 'Harry Potter at Home' set to entertain kids in quarantine

J.K. Rowling, author of the international sensation the Harry Potter series, has launched an online Potter hub so that children may stay entertained during quarantine.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick
Should you wear a face mask or not?

Should you wear a face mask or not?

With so many differing opinions on who should wear a facemask and when, the responsibility is on each of to make the best decision for ourselves and our families.

Holly Scheer Holly Scheer
Drive-in movies make a comeback as coronavirus kills the cineplex

Drive-in movies make a comeback as coronavirus kills the cineplex

The cineplex may be irreversibly dead, but the drive-in with its retro charm and fresh air may have found a way back into our hearts.

AC Gleason AC Gleason
Make noise and show some love for Canadian health care workers

Make noise and show some love for Canadian health care workers

Open your windows, step out on your balconies and porches, and cheer with appreciation and love for the dedicated and brave Canadian health care workers, every night at 7 p.m.

Jonathan Bradley Jonathan Bradley
Seven ways coronavirus is affecting our relationships

Seven ways coronavirus is affecting our relationships

The lack of face-to-face communication, social isolation, fear, and anxiety are taking their toll on our emotional health and putting a strain on our relationships.

Loraine Balita-Centeno Loraine Balita-Centeno
A staycation of coronaviral proportions

A staycation of coronaviral proportions

My children and I may be stuck in semi-permanent staycation mode, while their father holds down his job from a messy kitchen office, taking conference calls in the master bedroom.

Erin Perse Erin Perse
Family friendly virtual visits to attractions around the world

Family friendly virtual visits to attractions around the world

Gather around the screens, everyone, here are some great ways to leave home and see new things without actually breaking that shelter-in-place order.

Loraine Balita-Centeno Loraine Balita-Centeno
Coronavirus has put a stop to handshakes—try these creative greetings instead

Coronavirus has put a stop to handshakes—try these creative greetings instead

During recent press conferences, Trump has said that handshakes may be a thing of the past. It behooves us to find some alternatives.

Collin Jones Collin Jones
When my daughter was exposed to coronavirus, I was forced to stay away

When my daughter was exposed to coronavirus, I was forced to stay away

After my daughter was exposed to a person with a confirmed case of COVID-19, my doctor instructed me to keep a six-foot distance from my little girl at all times.

Megan Lane Megan Lane
Diverting 90s films to get you though shelter-in-place

Diverting 90s films to get you though shelter-in-place

Even though it's so hard to look forward, we can still look back. Keep up the quality family time by revisiting these 90s classics.

Holly Scheer Holly Scheer
Changes to an Alabama Army base due to coronavirus

Changes to an Alabama Army base due to coronavirus

Catching up with an old friend who is sheltering-in-place on an Army base in Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Collin Jones Collin Jones
Midwives tapped for home births as hospitals deal with coronavirus patients

Midwives tapped for home births as hospitals deal with coronavirus patients

As hospitals in North America are either overwhelmed or on the brink of it, pregnant women are taking note of the shortage of facilities and trying to make alternative birth plans.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons
Home school is a drag and we all hate it

Home school is a drag and we all hate it

For the parents of the 1.1 million school children in New York City, home school has officially begun this week. But is it feasible?

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons
Seven changes coronavirus will have on contemporary life

Seven changes coronavirus will have on contemporary life

As it ravages our society and wrecks havoc on the global economy, here are a few ways that the virus will change our contemporary lives for good.

Melissa Langsam Braunstein Melissa Langsam Braunstein