There has been so much social upheaval and pain over the last ten days. Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the news has been full of images of the tragic death of Mr. George Floyd, peaceful protest, and violent uprising. It’s difficult for adults to process and can be overwhelming for children. How do we talk to our children …

Think about a time when you were forced to do something that you did not want to do, like having to get your weekly groceries. Imagine that you had no choice but to go at 4pm on a Saturday when you had done chores all day and were exhausted, but you still had to go. Then, imaging this same situation …

Just over two months ago, we were told to stay in our homes and avoid contact with other people. We had to adapt ourselves to this new way of living. For some this may have been easier than for others. Maybe you like staying at home – waking up a little later, enjoying your cup of coffee, and saving time …

We can’t go to a physical virtual escape room, but we CAN do one online! Inspired by the Harry Potter escape room that was shared last week, our team in the Truancy Prevention Program created our own version of a Child Guidance Virtual Escape Room. You can take on the Escape Room challenge by yourself or with friends. You can …