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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."

Social Action: Who you gonna call? Volunteer Strathcona!

Social Action: Who you gonna call? Volunteer Strathcona!

In a year of isolation, upheaval and fear, volunteers are the superheroes coming to save the day. And while they may not have a proton pack or wear spandex, they will show up on your doorstep with a friendly smile and groceries in hand. As part of National Volunteer Week, the Social Action team connected with Volunteer Strathcona to learn more about the important role community volunteers have played during the pandemic.