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Emergency Order of Protection Procedures During the Pandemic

June 29th, 2020 by

The shelter-in-place order and various court rules have left many victims of domestic abuse in a tough quandary.  Should I […]

Coping Emotionally During a Pandemic

June 27th, 2020 by

Written by Alexandra Glumac The news is disheartening. You can’t turn on the tv, log on to the internet or […]

Dining Out In The New Era

June 24th, 2020 by

Oh, how I’ve missed the luxury of going to a restaurant with friends and family to catch up with one […]

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

June 23rd, 2020 by

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, this seems to resonate now more than ever. Many people have been wondering when things […]

Childcare Services During COVID-19

June 22nd, 2020 by

As of today’s date, we have been living in this ‘pandemic’ for over three months. A long three months. At […]

Unique Issues That Impact Individuals and Families with Special Needs

June 20th, 2020 by

When I first got married, my husband told me that he always had a weird feeling he would have a […]

Community Resources

June 19th, 2020 by

During this time, many people are in need of help from their local communities and governments. What are some local […]

Better Communication With Friends and Family

June 18th, 2020 by

Most people identify the coronavirus as having a negative impact on our social life with friends and family but I […]


June 17th, 2020 by

The majority of our states, counties, and cities across the nation are in the midst of a nationwide public health […]

CDC Guidelines For Reopening Schools

June 15th, 2020 by

Recently the CDC released guidelines for the reopening of schools.   In Illinois, we do not yet have specific directions […]

How to answer big questions kids have about the coronavirus pandemic

June 14th, 2020 by

From missing grandma to fears about getting sick, here’s how adults can help kids navigate this difficult time.  For millions […]

12 Ways You Can Combat Stress and Anxiety RIGHT NOW!

June 11th, 2020 by

Written by Robyn Ashbaugh, ALMFT at Solid Foundations Therapy A year ago, advice on managing stress and anxiety may not […]


June 9th, 2020 by

The U.S. Supreme Court building’s west façade bears the phrase “Equal Justice Under Law.” Inspired by the ideals from the […]

The Phases of Restore Illinois

June 8th, 2020 by

The state of Illinois began a mandatory shelter-in-place order on March 21, 2020. The stay at home order required non-essential […]


June 7th, 2020 by

COVID-19 has affected everyone. Think about how the stay at home orders has affected you personally and financially and think […]

Economic Recovery

June 5th, 2020 by

In general, the majority of people across the United States, and globally, have been financially impacted in one aspect or […]

Slow Down: A Look at Driver’s Education and the REAL ID

June 3rd, 2020 by

Driver’s Education: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, driver’s education is one of the many things that changed. Classes went from […]

Law Students: Preparing to Wait

June 1st, 2020 by

In the past few months, there have been many changes to the world around us because of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]