October is National Emotional Wellness Month. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. Children are no strangers to stress, especially in the wake of Covid.
Over the years, we have written about bullying in the age of the internet and social media. In the age of the coronavirus, however, cyberbullying has become even more prevalent. During the first year of the pandemic, school took place online, and with that, cyberbullying cases increased dramatically. L1ght, an…READ MORE
“What people see you do may not be remembered; what they hear you say may be forgotten; but how they feel your intervention in their times of need will forever be remembered.”― Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords Yesterday I watched a young child on the playground next to our dog park…READ MORE
I love snow. It takes me back to my childhood – sledding down the middle of our street, sugar on snow – a New England maple syrup tradition that seems gross now given what actually falls from the sky – and hot chocolate with marshmallows. I realized yesterday that snow days…READ MORE
In reading a bit about change and exploring information from groups that ranged from addressing global health and food crises to corporate restructuring, I found a common theme that I believe is relevant to all of us especially during this time: sharing resources. It demands that we acknowledge, first and…READ MORE