Love, Loss and Hope

Love, Loss and Hope  Sky Center director reflects on the pandemic’s effects on teens Over the course of the last year and a half, the COVID-19 pandemic has flipped our lives upside down. With so many new battles to fight and conflicts to address, many of us have...

The Omnipresent Feeling of Nothingness

The Omnipresent Feeling of Nothingness COVID’s isolation through a teen’s eyes For as long as I can remember, I have been an introvert. I like the quiet, the ability to think in peace, not having to be around people. Intrinsically motivated to an extent that had...

Babies, Kids and COVID-19

Babies, Kids and COVID-19 The latest on what we know. In these times of “science by press release” and what many are now calling vaccine apartheid, wherein the richest countries are far and away getting COVID-19 vaccines first, it can be difficult to sort through all...

Senior Year Silver Linings

Senior Year Silver Linings When hopes for a normal school year evaporate, try to make the most of what’s left. When my senior year began this past August, the idea of never going back to school was possibly the worst thing I could imagine. Now, however, I can stomach...

The COVID-19 Outlook for Families

The COVID-19 Outlook for Families ​Even with a vaccine progressing at warp speed, uncertainties will continue. It has been a wild and turbulent year for parents with school-aged children, and that is not likely to end soon.  The promise of a vaccine against COVID-19,...