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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.

Social Action: Celebrating National Child Day

Be seen and heard

Social Action: Celebrating National Child Day

National Child Day is about celebrating children as active participants in their own lives, as active citizens who can and should meaningfully contribute to decision-making in their community. To celebrate, Strathcona County Child and Youth Coalition held a creative mask design competition as an opportunity for children and youth to express themselves through art, poetry, and creative writing.