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Category: Resilience

Resilience: Camryn’s story

“Be kind to yourself. You’re not broken or anything.”

Resilience: Camryn’s story

When lockdowns started in 2020, Camryn packed up her things and left her Grade 6 classroom. Today, she’s a teenager and junior high student living in rural Strathcona County. Camryn shares her story of resilience in celebration of National Child Day (Nov. 20).

Resilience: Tamara's Story

Local restaurant owner reflects on parenthood, generosity and community

Resilience: Tamara's Story

"Every day I wake up wondering, “Is it going to be busy?”. I don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow. But it’s amazing how people from the community support small businesses. This community is very giving — you can count on them, you know?"

Resilience: Dear parents: You've got this

Four practical ways to support your kids as they go back to school

Resilience: Dear parents: You've got this

"Although parents have been feeling anxious themselves, we’re seeing a lot of parents reaching out for support. Adults showing genuine care for their child’s well-being is one of the biggest contributors for great resiliency in a child.”

Resilience: Defining decision fatigue

Why you might be sick of making decisions, and three ways to face that feeling as we head for fall

Resilience: Defining decision fatigue

“We’ve had to make so many decisions through the pandemic, and we’ve made them with a lot of uncertainty about what’s going on in the world. The cumulative effect of all of these tough decisions is sticking with us."

Resilience: Have fun inside and outside this winter

Activities and programs for the whole family.

Resilience: Have fun inside and outside this winter

As we look ahead to the spring, we may wondering what now. We’re still in the middle of a pandemic, the days feel long, the nights are dark, and our activities are restricted in so many ways.

Luckily, there are many options on weekdays and weekends for people of all ages and on all budgets to pursue their interests, stay connected and break the monotony of winter.