You have heard it before – we are living through unprecedented
times. This may be one of the most challenging, important and memorable times
of our lives.
Parents have been thrown into the role of teacher, cook, cleaner, working-from-home professional, procurer of supplies, and so much [...]
Ideas to help keep families mentally and physically healthy
By Leah Persky • Family Life Education Manager
The other day I was trying to help my daughter make
some progress on her Rubik’s Cube and we were stuck. We felt like we tried it
all, and then we got a little corner of gre[...]
Tips for navigating life at home during this difficult time
By Mark Kaufman •
*Folx in Relationships is a term intended to be more inclusive of the diversity of romantic relationships than “couples"
We are all facing rapid changes in our routines in the face
of a pan[...]
Is JFCS open during the Governor’s Stay at Home order?
Yes, while our building is closed for most activity, JFCS remains committed to our mission. We are providing the same professional services we always do – in new ways – to help NOW.
• Just call JFCS at 952-546-0616 and someone wil[...]
Adjusting to the new normal during this time of crisis
Today when we speak with someone over the phone, through email or text or with FaceTime – since there’s no “seeing” or talking to one another face-to-face – we ask with true sincerity, “How are you?” Those three little word[...]
By Michel Rousseau • JFCS Counselor
Social distancing does not imply emotional distancing: Staying connected and engaged with your family/friend/communities is important, now more than ever, and can be done in a number of ways (phone, text, email, video chat, written letter, etc.).