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Once-in-a-Lifetime Free Educational Opportunity?

COVID-19 is a once-in-a-lifetime event that all of us wish did not exist. If we could be rid of this plague tomorrow, we would be. But, since we can’t, “the next best thing” may be to try to wring something uplifting out of the experience. Maybe, just maybe, we can find a way to emerge […]

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Doing It Again

We are sheltering in place. How’s that going for you? I don’t know about you, but there’s only so much I can dream up to do whilst living under quarantine-like circumstances. I’m an empty-nester and confess I don’t have to conjure fascinating things for a household of children or teens, but I still need to […]

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Meditation & Physical Health

I have major anxiety most minutes of the day, so I am no stranger to feeling an unnamed sense of dread. With COVID-19 updates, worries, and uncertainty on top of us like a weighted blanket, it can make taking care of your mental and physical health a little daunting. These are weird times for all […]

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It’s A Virtual Pizza Party!

We host a lot of pizza parties in the Teen Underground. While we can’t get together for pizza right now, there’s nothing stopping us from making it at home and sharing the results online. Here’s the pizza dough recipe that I’ve used for years. The ingredients and equipment it requires are basic kitchen staples that […]

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