With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us are ready to spend time with friends and family and give thanks. Compared to last year, we expect to see more traditional get-togethers now that a vaccine is available to help protect our loved ones.
If you plan to enjoy Thanksgiving this year with a small group of friends and family, we want to make sure you're prepared to tackle the holiday—and we're not just talking about safety precautions. Keep reading for ways to ensure that everything from cooking the turkey to enjoying a little holiday shopping afterwards runs smoothly (and safely!).
While fall and winter are known for their fun festivities, they also mark a big transition in the weather. From colder days and shorter nights, all these seasonal changes can affect our mood and our mental health. If you're feeling less than festive this season, that's okay. These feelings can affect anyone, and they often do. Here are some practical tips you can implement to boost your mood and beat the winter blues.
Parents across the country are breathing a sigh of relief that a COVID-19 vaccine is now approved for emergency use in kids aged 5-11. We understand how exciting it is. It’s true that, overall, children have seen less severe cases of COVID-19 than adults, but that doesn’t mean they are not at risk. The question for any medical intervention should never be whether it is perfect, but rather does the benefit of the treatment outweigh the risks. In this case, multiple agencies with the most qualified professionals across the United States have almost unanimously agreed that yes, COVID-19 poses much more of a risk to our children than vaccination.