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Keep A Coronavirus Journal

Taking a little time in this Coronavirus crisis could go a long way toward helping future generations understand what we’re all experiencing these days. One of the simplest ways to do that is to keep a journal or diary of…

Fun and Easy Recipes for a Day at Home

For many Americans, coming up with meal plans and even following simple recipes can be daunting. If you're stuck at home and your take-out options are limited, here are some fun, easy recipes you can make alone or with the…

Dealing with Stress and Anxiety

Anxiety can be crippling for many Americans, especially during a crisis. Every headline can add pressure, worry, and uncertainty. And during shelter-in-place orders, there are even fewer ways to deal with those worries. Fortunately, many organizations are working hard to…

Planting a Victory Garden

Victory Gardens have a long and loving tradition throughout history. In the past, citizens have grown victory gardens during war time when food shortages were an issue. With the onset of COVID 19, more people are turning to home gardening…

Free Streaming Options for Families

We live in a great age for entertainment options - with services like Netflix, Spotify and Hulu, there's an almost unlimited amount of content to stream. However, the cost of these services can add up quickly. Fortunately, there are many…

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Talking about Coronavirus and the effects on our daily lives can be stressful or scary for anyone – but especially for children, who may not understand what the virus is and the reasons for isolation. It’s important to let children…

Shopping in Place: Options for Grocery Pickup and Delivery

With the spread of COVID-19, even everyday tasks like grocery shopping can be anxiety-inducing. However, much of our shopping can be done from the comfort of your home, reducing potential exposure for Americans and their loved ones. Traditional grocery stores…

5 Myths (And 5 Facts) About COVID-19

Myth #1: Wearing a surgical mask can prevent infection by the coronavirus. Surgical masks are typically poorly fitted, so you can still get droplets from infected people in your eyes and on your skin. People with infections can wear them…

Top FREE resources for those new to remote working

Are you one of the many of Americans who are suddenly thrust into the home office? Due to stay at home orders across the country, many companies have implemented work-from-home policies and are encouraging employees to try to work productively…

6 local spreads you'll want to have in your pantry

Spice up a sammie, garnish a cheese board or add flavor to your toast

Whether you want to spice up a sandwich, garnish a cheese board or simply add some flavor to toast, you’ll want these locally made spreads on hand.

7 Madison actors and directors to stream now

Familiarize yourself with the work of Sarayu Blue, Bradley Whitford and the makers of several spider-man movies

Madison has produced a plethora of successful TV and film actors and directors, and much of their work can be found on demand.

Madison musicians turn to livestreaming

MAMA and Broadjam support local scene after widespread cancellations

The shutdown of the Madison arts and entertainment scene to limit the spread of COVID-19 has forced local musicians to be creative.