Family

How to Protect Your Family from Cyberbullying

The internet and social media make it possible to be connected more than ever. In seconds, we can communicate with people all over the world, on almost every platform imaginable. Is there a downside to this instant access to each other? To mean-spirited people, the internet can be a tool to belittle others, but…

Healthy Posture for All Ages

As we’ve spent more time in unconventional work spaces this year, we know that the need for ergonomic awareness is higher than ever! Regardless of where you’re working or where your kids are learning, here’s a quick guide for setting healthy posture habits for your whole family.  Get the Right Angles The “right” angles…

Fall Activities for the Whole Family

As the school year starts and the weather cools off a little, it can be easy to fall into old routines as a family. If your country or region is beginning to get back to normal life after COVID-19 you can also miss out on some of the family time that quarantine measures made…

Ways You Can Help a Family Member with Suicidal Thoughts

Is a loved one struggling with a mental illness and you’re afraid they’re considering taking their own lives? Here are some ways you can help them.  Be Direct, But Kind.  Many people fear that bringing up suicide can disturb someone experiencing suicidal thoughts. In fact, the opposite is true. Experts in suicide prevention actually…

Supporting the Athletes in Your Family

Do you have members of your family who love team sports and games? Even if we ourselves aren’t particularly athletic, it’s important to support our loved ones in their pursuit of the win. Here are some ways to show your team spirit both at the game and at home.  Attend Events As Much As…

Avoiding Family Activity Burnout in Quarantine

As your family stays home to stay safe and healthy, it might be tempting to schedule every free moment together to avoid boredom. Overdo it, though, and it may lead to a kind of burnout where all of the activities feel overwhelming. Here are some ways to keep your time fun and entertaining, no…

The Importance of Friendship as You Get Older

As kids, we are given lots of chances to make close friendships, whether it’s at school, daycare, or making friends with the next-door neighbors. When we get older our chances of making new friends start to look a little different. You can make friendships at work, in volunteer groups, and shared hobbies or interests.  …

Camp With Your Kids to Make Lifelong Memories

Every summer, families flock to campgrounds to connect with the outdoors and bond with each other. Camping can improve the way a person feels about the environment for the rest of their lives, and it’s often a cherished memory of our childhood! It’s likely that some families have always known the ins and outs…

Helping a Family Member With Migraines

If you know someone who gets migraines, you know how much it can affect their life. You might also feel like it’s hard to help them feel better. Here are some ways you can support them.  Don’t Downplay Their Symptoms or Concerns People who suffer from migraines will often encounter people who don’t think…

Summertime Safety Checklist for Your Family

Summer is a fun time for your family! All of the adventure can hold some danger, too. Here’s a checklist for you to go over with your family as you start your summer vacation.  Social Distancing – New for 2020 Make sure your summer plans take social distancing into consideration in order to keep…