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Living With an Essential Worker

May 30th, 2020 by

My husband is considered an essential worker as a technician for an alarm company. With that being said, we have […]

Flexible Adaptation to Changing Times

May 29th, 2020 by

For small businesses, the pandemic has been very difficult. However, lessons can be learned from this time and what is […]

Divorcing Virtually

May 27th, 2020 by

Many people had pending divorce cases in existence when the stay at home order went into place.  The stress of […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

May 26th, 2020 by

Even with stay-in-place orders established by our state government, the spread of COVID-19 continues. The news of additional people testing […]

Remote Learning

May 23rd, 2020 by

As parents of school-aged children, we all give a collective groan to remote learning.  I think we can all acknowledge […]

Faith Is Always Open

May 20th, 2020 by

In recent news, we have seen the allegations that the Shelter-in-place orders are infringing on the rights of peoples to […]

You Really Don’t Know What You’ve Got Until It’s Gone

May 18th, 2020 by

Everyone’s life was always so busy with work, school, homework, playing/watching sports, hanging out with family and friends for birthday/graduation […]

Laib From New York: Volunteering In The Empire State

May 16th, 2020 by

Written by Rick Laib I do not particularly regard myself as rebellious, so when the initial set of executive orders […]

Guidance for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 15th, 2020 by

Here in Illinois, we have been under a stay-at-home order since the middle of March. Pursuant to Governor Pritzker’s Executive […]

Workers’ Compensation Claims in Illinois During COVID-19

May 13th, 2020 by

Healthcare workers, first responders, and employees working for essential businesses are keeping all of us healthy and supplying us with […]

Changing Perspectives on Senior Living as Result of the Pandemic

May 12th, 2020 by

We know that elders are at higher risk of getting coronavirus. Why? Because many elders have chronic medical conditions, such […]

Food for Thought: The Grocery Industry

May 11th, 2020 by

In the last several weeks since COVID-19 has abruptly affected our lives, one thing that immediately changed has been the […]

Mother’s Day: A New Page in History During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 9th, 2020 by

Each year in May, people around the world stock up on cards, flowers, candy and other gifts to shower their […]

Missed Connections for Children During COVID-19

May 8th, 2020 by

As a new mom, I had envisioned parenting in an entirely different way. As with most mothers, I was looking […]

The Economic Threat of COVID-19: What is Illinois Doing to Help Their Small Businesses?

May 7th, 2020 by

In addition to the CARES Act that was enacted by Congress to help small businesses stay afloat, many States are […]

Rare Mysterious COVID-19 Syndrome Linked to Children Ages 2–15

May 6th, 2020 by

As parents, we worry every day about protecting our children.  Now, with the pandemic, we are faced with even more […]

Mental Health: Another Silent Outbreak During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 5th, 2020 by

The year 2020, for most of us, started with new hopes, new goals and new resolutions set, as each year […]

Grandparents Visitation Rights During COVID-19

May 4th, 2020 by

As the Quarantine wears on, we all miss our extended families. My daughter keeps looking at pictures of her grandparents […]

Searching for a Job During COVID-19

May 2nd, 2020 by

Who could have guessed that this is how 2020 would be going? As of March 26, over three million Americans […]

Hope in the Midst of COVID-19: Taking Care of Business

May 1st, 2020 by

 As John Maxwell says, “If you don’t try to create the future you want, you must endure the future you […]