This past year has been hard----REALLY, REALLY HARD. We’ve all had to dig deep into our reserves of funds, emotions, patience, and resilience in order to navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many families have had moments (or weeks or months) of crisis,...
Creating Healthy Habits With Kids
What healthy habits do you want to instill in your children? There are the basics, like brushing teeth, keeping yourself and your area clean, and eating your vegetables. And then there are ones like reading and being generous/sharing. One thing’s for sure, as a parent...
Helping Your Child Survive Remote Learning
Online learning is still going strong for many! It’s halfway through the year, and this format of learning is wearing on many teachers, parents, and students. How do you keep things going smoothly so the second half of the year is just as productive, or more...
Why emotional intelligence is important
Emotional intelligence is defined as the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, as well as recognize and influence the emotions of those around you.
“IS IT SAFE?”: A family physician answers our burning questions about the COVID-19 vaccine
Project Village recently had the opportunity to meet with a member of the Dear Pandemic team – Dr. Sarah Coles, Family Physician at Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix.
Unity: A Call to Action
There is a rift in the United States that is beyond anything we’ve seen in modern day history. It feels insurmountable and paralyzing, almost to the point where we can’t remember what “normal” feels like. We have lost touch with our ability to engage in civic...
Talking To Kids About the COVID-19 Vaccine
When talking to your child about the pandemic and COVID-19 vaccine, it’s important to consider their individual needs. One way to reduce this worry and reassure your child is to provide honest and simple information that is appropriate for your child’s age.
Fresh Resolutions for an Unusual New Year
This year has been hard on all of us. So in the spirit of self-love and just getting through it all, let’s shake up our usual New Year’s resolutions. In this blog, I’ve taken some common New Year’s resolutions and fixed them for ya!
It’s Time to Start Your Own Family Christmas Traditions
Family Christmas traditions help make the season memorable—but wouldn’t it be better if those traditions were your own? Here are some ideas to help you reinvent Christmas.
Creative and Fun Activities for This Year’s Holiday Traditions
This holiday season will undoubtedly look different from years past—but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Here’s how to get creative about the season
The Gift of Emotional Well-Being
The gift of therapeutic support may be the best gift you can give yourself and your loved ones during this overwhelmingly stressful year.
Holiday Gift Guide to Support Your Village
This holiday season is truly like no other. I personally put together this list of unique gifts for the holidays. Let’s spread some holiday cheer with gifts that can help others through these unique times!