Kids adapt to a covid world

Teaching kids to stay pandemic-safe without turning them into germophobes is a delicate balance for parents  By Ameeta Vohra When the pandemic hit, the everyday lives of our children changed immediately and drastically. Schools closed and classrooms became virtual.  Sports teams, clubs, and countless other activities vanished. Public health restrictions ended visits with friends and […]

Speaking the language

How a snap decision enhanced the health and well-being of Nova Scotia youth  By Jill Chappell As Joe Biden’s team rolled out inauguration-themed Snapchat lenses, Finley Tolliver was prepping for his afternoon group chat on the same social platform with LOVE Nova Scotia’s Leadership Program. Tolliver has spent the past year establishing a virtual experience […]

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Back to school can mean back to anxiety

By Ken Partridge When I see children getting ready to head back to school, I don’t think about how easy they have it; quite the contrary. I had it way easier when I was young. The biggest worry I had when September rolled around was whether my mom would buy me something hideous and expect […]

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