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Fun at home activities and useful links we think you’ll love

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We’ll update this page on a daily with content we think you’ll love! Fun family activities, inspiring stories from around the world, and interesting articles to keep you busy. Make sure to check back often!
 

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Six tips on how families can cope with self-isolating together 

Nikki and Mark chat with Psychotherapist Lisa Brookman on how families can cope with self-isolating together.
Click here for 6 tips to help you and your family.

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Things to do this April from home

While the weather is starting to warm up outside, social distancing is still very important.
Here are a few thing to do inside during the Month of April. READ MORE
 

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WEEKLY UPDATES: Want to know what to watch on Netflix? Megan Miranda our Netflix specialist has some recommendations of different shows/movies she has been watching this past week. READ MORE 

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Do you need a fun new way for your kids to take a minute to relax?

Since our kids might be experiencing a lot of emotions during this time. Here is a fun way to make them take a minute to relax it’s called ‘slow motion calm down sensory bottles’. The kids can take a deep breath and pause as they watch the Legos fall slowly. READ MORE

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This new coffee is known to be the most popular #quarantinecoffee

This new trend is the newest favorite for coffee lovers. It is called #dalgonacoffee this DIY drink takes just four ingredients and is something you need to try while staying safe at home and we are guaranteed you have all the ingredients at home. READ MORE

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Full guide of feel good activites

With social distancing being incredibly important, we are all spending a lot of time at home. Here are a few ideas to keep you busy during these tough times.

With the weather getting nicer go out and take a nice walk. With technology facetime and other creative ways are available to see our loved ones but why surprise them with a hand written letter that they will receive by mail. Since our everyday routine is not the same make sure to do some exercise for daily or at least 3 times a week to keep physical activity in your routine. There is a lot of online workouts you can follow, including yoga to destress. If you have not yet mastered meditating why not try. Meditation can really help you clear your mind and ease any negative feelings you may be experiencing. READ MORE

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Nikki and Mark chat with trainer Danny
Danny from DNA Fitness in Griffintown, give all of us some advice during this hard time. He says that even in this time it is very important to keep an excercise routine. READ MORE

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Take the opportunity for you and your family to learn the guitar. How, Fender is offering 3 months of free online lessons. The lessons are open to the first 100,000 users who create and online account. You can use the platform on all your devices such-as phones, tablets and your computer. READ MORE

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Montreal Science Centre is offering online activities and sciences experiments

During this time of social distancing, the Montreal Science Centre may be closed but they are offering great ways for parents and children to have fun at home. Parents looking for activities are invited to visit the Montreal Science Centre web site for fun Games and experiments. READ MORE

 

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10 shows to watch as a couple

Make it a couple’s weekend. Take the time to relax and bring in some romance after a stressful week. Cuddle up next to the TV with a glass of wine and some snacks and enjoy these shows together. READ MORE

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How to Celebrate a Birthday During COVID:19

The coronavirus may have cancelled your plans, but together as a family you can still make your child’s birthday wonderful. READ MORE

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TV and Movie Subscription Services with Free Trials 

Life and the way we socialize has changed quite in bit this month. We are being careful, staying in, and missing elements of our usual routine. Here are some online resources to help keep you entertained. READ MORE

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9 year old performs ‘I want to break free!’ duet with grandfather digitally

Technology is a beautiful thing, 9 year old James Gallagher from Dublin, Ireland, sang "Queen" on virtual video with his grandfather. James has been practicing the guitar for a year and his grandfather plays the piano. READ MORE

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Survival Guide for Social Isolation if you are Single 

If you are single and find yourself alone and in social isolation. DON'T PANIC! It is well known, if you are single, you usually meet new people at bars or even through mutual friends. Now is the time to meet people through APPs the right way. READ MORE

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Scholastic is offering free online courses

As schools are all closed until May 1st due to the COVID-19, Scholastic's is offering FREE online courses. The educational company launched a "Learn at Home" website.  READ MORE

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Keeping Your Kids Happy, Busy and Learning

Since all school are closed for the time being here are things you can do with your kids while staying safe at home. The goal is to keep kids busy and learning while allowing you to get other things done too. READ MORE

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These restaurants still offer take-out, delivery and more

Although a lot of restaurants have stopped in-house service they still offer delivery, Uber eats and take-outs.
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These 6 famous Museums offer virtual tours 

Google Arts & Culture’s collection includes 20 different museums you can visit from the comfort of your own home. The British Museum in London, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Guggenheim in New York City, and so much more. Brush up on art, history, and science. READ MORE

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Mental, and Physical health during this time

Nikki, Sam and Andy chat with specialist Lisa Brookman a psychotherapist co-owner of The West Island Therapy and Wellness Centre to help us out with our Mental, and Physical health during this time when people are unsure how they will keep up with those things when their feeling more isolated then ever from the entire world. READ MORE

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NETFLIX: Binge watch with your friends and family

While we are all social distancing, Netflix is offering a new way to watch shows with our loved ones. All you have to do is load-up Netflix, select the add-on, hit “create party”, and then share the shown url to your friends and family. 
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Boost the Body's Immune System 

One of the best ways to fight off the coronavirus is to have a healthy immune system.

The more variety of fruits and vegetables you consume the more you boost your immune system. You need daily Vitamin C for continued health. READ MORE

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These 5 National Parks Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take From the Comfort of Home 

While we are all at home why not take a virtual tour of the outdoors from the comfort of our own couch. Although taking a walk, even if it is around the block is still needed. READ MORE

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How to Listen: Stay Connected

Social distancing at home like the rest of us? Stay connected to what’s happening with The Beat 92.5. You can dance to all the hits and make the best of your day with us! READ MORE

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