Filters

Posts:October 2020, Uncategorized

Advice for a Smooth Return to Work after Maternity Leave

by Sophie Raine and | October 23, 2020

Childcare sorted? Check. Return to work plan agreed? Check. Desperate to abandon my newly acquired baby voice and engage my brain again? Abso-bloody-lutely check. Sense of calm and wellbeing? Not so much. Getting back to work after maternity leave is ALL the emotions, ranging from distress to elation. Couple that with a return to the […]

My Kids Are Voting for the First Time—Here’s What I Told Them

by James Peters| October 22, 2020

In a few weeks, two of my four children will be participating in a U.S. presidential election for the first time. Like most families around the globe, we’ve had more togetherness than usual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and politics has been a bigger topic of conversation at our house this year than in the […]

2020: The Year We Stopped Taking Our Food Supply System for Granted

by Kim Essex| October 15, 2020

I’ve been lucky. Raised in suburban Chicago in a two-bedroom ranch with a one-car garage, we didn’t live large. But my dad was a butcher at the A&P, and my mom was a great cook, so we ate well. My husband talks about eating salmon patties in the ‘70s. We were eating prime steak. Fast-forward […]