Go Outside and Play!

  by Christa Melnyk Hines Today’s kids typically spend several hours a day immersed in low-sensory, pixelated landscapes rather than outdoors playing in the mud, climbing trees, examining bugs, rolling down hills or making up games. Consequently, kids are less...

Volunteer Opportunities for Nature Lovers

Nature + Volunteering = Opportunity By Sandi Schwartz Both volunteer work and spending time in nature have been scientifically proven to increase happiness and improve mood, so why not combine these ideas by participating in outdoor community service projects as...

Pandemic Parental Burnout

BACK TALK: Preventing Pandemic Parental Burnout We have been dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic for over a year now, and for many, life under lockdown has been taking its toll. Psychologists are reporting a rise in “pandemic fatigue” with more and more people starting...

Marriage and the Affection Connection

by Christa Melnyk Hines “They must still be dating,” my friend whispers to me. As we stand shivering at my son’s soccer game, my brother-in-law and his fiancée cuddle together sharing a warm blanket and a chair. “No married couple would be that affectionate toward...

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