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Physically Distancing, but Emotionally Connecting

How Acts of Kindness are Boosting Moods in Communities During the Coronavirus Crisis On August 28th, 2005, I sat in the backseat of a Ford minivan for 16 hours. It took my family 16 hours to complete the 350-mile trip from New Orleans, Louisiana, to our evacuation destination of Eldorado, Arkansas. Hurricane Katrina was responsible [...]

5 Tips to Keep Kids Happy, Busy & Learning During the Coronavirus Quarantine

The world feels scary right now. Rather than allow your kids to absorb your fear and angst, let them remember these weeks as a time their parents united their family, helped them learn, and made them feel safe. From creating a daily schedule to taking advantage of free virtual resources, check out our tips to [...]

Coronavirus: 5 Tips You Must Know to Successfully Telecommute

The recent surge in confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the United States has U.S. officials urging employees to work remotely. As of this morning, March 13th, 1,714 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported along with 41 deaths. Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter were amongst the first big tech companies to quickly apply remote working policies. [...]

Harness Your Green Thumb: Indoor Plants to Add to Your Space This St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is coming up, and you know what that means: green everywhere. From green party hats to green decor, what better excuse to put your green thumb to the test than by adding indoor plants to your favorite spaces? But, we don’t want to leave it all to luck this year; that's why [...]

Pet-Friendly: Products Every Pet Owner Needs in Their Home

Our pets aren’t just animals—they’re members of the family. They make our hearts happier and fill our homes with love. Studies show that owning a pet improves well-being, reduces stress, and decreases social isolation. However, no matter how cute and cuddly your pet may be, it's hard to deny that pet ownership is a lot [...]